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16 September 2019

Gun companies are not exempt from responsibility to respect human rights, investors say

Author: Investor Alliance for Human Rights

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights announced that they are calling on fellow shareholders in gun maker American Outdoor Brands (AOBC) to support a proposal requesting the...

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28 June 2019

Norway: Govt. wealth fund to invest again in 5 companies previously excluded over human rights concerns

Author: Pensions & Investments

"Norway's sovereign wealth giant investing again in 5 companies", 26 June 2019...

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18 June 2019
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Author: Piero Locatelli, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Há 15 anos vítima de trabalho escravo, trabalhador ainda foi usado para pegar empréstimo”, 30 de abril de 2019 O agricultor Adão Spinola trabalhou por 15 anos em uma fazenda de fumo onde raramente via a cor de dinheiro. Grande parte do tempo embriaga...

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7 June 2019
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La empresa Phillip Morris, que compró las plantas de la Compañía Colombiana de Tabaco, Coltabaco en 2005, anunció que, por un lado, dejará de comprar tabaco a los productores agrícolas a partir de 2020 y por otro, el cierre de las fábricas en Medellín...

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3 June 2019

Italy: Guardian reports migrants face exploitative working conditions in areas supplying world's largest tobacco manufacturers

Author: Luca Muzi and Lorenzo Tondo, The Guardian (UK)

"'I had pain all over my body': Italy’s tainted tobacco industry", 31 May 2019...

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31 May 2019

Brazil: British American Tobacco Plc. and Philip Morris International sued in landmark public health case

Author: CNBC

“In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs”, 22nd May 2019...

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1 May 2019

British American Tobacco accused of depriving developing countries of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax needed to provide people with health services

Author: Rob Davies, Guardian (UK)

"Tobacco firm BAT 'costs developing countries $700m in tax", 30 April 2019...

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26 April 2019

UK: Ex-tobacco salesman given free cigarettes as perk of job & suffering from cancer to sue British American Tobacco

Author: Jane Dalton, Independent (UK)

"Tobacco salesman given 1,200 free cigarettes a month has inoperable lung cancer", 25 Apr 2019...

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11 March 2019

Canada: Tobacco companies lose appeal in class action lawsuit by smokers about lack of warning re risks of smoking & ordered to pay CA$17 billion in damages

In 1998, Canadian smokers filed a consolidated lawsuit against the Canadian subsidiaries of British American Tobacco, Philip Morris International and Japan Tobacco International, namely, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd.; Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. ...

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5 March 2019
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Author: El Tribuno

“Lanzan edición de Brazos Abiertos para erradicar el trabajo infantil” – 04 de marzo de 2019...

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