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8 August 2017

Cameroon: Ongoing judicial harassment of defenders opposing alleged land-grab; Baba Ahmadou Group did not respond

Author: International Federation for Human Rights (France)

"Cameroon: Release on bail and ongoing judicial harassment of members of the Esu Youths Development Association (EYDA)", 11 May 2017...

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18 July 2017

Members of US business org IECA disagree with its stance against Paris Agreement

President Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has faced significant criticism from the business community. In advance of the decision, over one thousand companies publicly declared their support for the Paris Agreement and following the...

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29 June 2017
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Una inspección a dos plantas procesadoras de la leche más consumida en el Perú, de Grupo Gloria, habrían dado por resultado la constatación de uso de ingredientes con impactos en la salud. El Grupo Gloria se defiende, ofreciendo su apertura a un...

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28 June 2017

John Ruggie analyses power of multinational firms - aims to bridge gap between voluntary & binding approaches

Author: John Ruggie, Harvard University, Regulation & Governance (Australia)

"Multinationals as global institution: Power, authority and relative autonomy", 27 June 2017...

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26 June 2017

Peru: Intl. Labour Organization says fire at commercial building in which 4 workers died is a “case of modern slavery”, as they were illegally locked inside

Author: TeleSurTV

“Peru's Fire Killing 4 Workers Is Case of Modern Slavery: ILO”...

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11 June 2017

Koch Industries non-response

Author: Koch Industries

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1 June 2017

GE CEO Jeff Immelt announces opposition to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Author: Ethan Wolff-Mann, Yahoo Finance (USA)

"Here's how CEOs reacted to Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement," 1 June 2017...

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10 May 2017

Hungary: Multinational corporations only key players still silent on Orban's assault on independent academia, civil society & media

Author: Thorsten Benner & Wolfgang Reinicke in The Washington Post (USA)

"It’s time for international investors to speak up about Hungary’s assault on democracy", 18 Apr 2017...

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1 May 2017

In India, a Vicks Commercial Sparks Debate and Tears Over Transgender Rights

Author: Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit

In a country as diverse as India, one would think that showcasing a human rights issue could land a company in a social media minefield. But Vicks scored praise for its touching story of a transgender mother and the child she raised as her own.....

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21 April 2017

Uganda: Police commence investigations on sexual harassment allegations against Aya Investments chairman by employee

Author: Joseph Kato, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Police summon Aya chairman over sexual abuse"...

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