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UAE: Local construction company recognised for commitments to ethical supply chain management and health & safety
Author: Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, Zawya
"Al Naboodah Group Enterprises awarded the most Sustainable Business Model at the Gulf Sustainability and CSR Awards 2018", 13 March 2018...
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Qatar: Local World Cup organiser working with contractors to pay back recruitment fees to migrant workers
Author: Anthony Harwood, Global Construction Review
By the end of March more than 5,500 people from across South Asia, a third of the workforce, will be reimbursed money they paid to middlemen who hired them to work in [Qatar]. The Doha government is negotiating with its contractors in the hope that...
Author: Tom DiChristopher, CNBC (UK)
"Pipeline CEOs vow to fight back against environmental activism and sabotage", 09 Mar 2018...
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Roundtable addresses need for improved corporate governance by investors, CEOs & business networks to end slavery in supply chains; incl. contribution by BHRRC
Author: Joanna Radeke and Tammi L. Coles, Corporate Knights
Slavery remains a disturbing reality of the world's labour markets. In the private sector especially, some 16 million people are enslaved – forced to work in sectors as diverse as agriculture, construction and the cosmetics industry. And while cases...
Engineering & construction co. Jacobs commits to enhancing human rights program following acquisition of CH2M
Human rights defenders who challenge corporations at growing risk: Article analyses Resource Centre's database of attacks
Author: Annie Kelly, The Guardian (UK)
'Attacks and Killings': human rights activists at growing risk, study claims, 9 Mar 2018...
Author: Steven J. Demetriou, Jacobs Engineering Group
...While we have strong systems in place, we consider the acquisition of CH2M an opportunity to enhance our human rights program even further... Jacobs recognizes the significance of CH2M's leadership on human rights and has already begun working to...
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Qatar: Second independent audit of World Cup construction uncovers mixed company performance on migrant workers’ rights
Author: Impactt Limited (UK)
"Annual External Compliance Report of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy's Workers' Welfare Standards. Changing the game: towards real impacts for workers", February 2018....
Myanmar: Thilawa economic zone launches complaint mechanism, NGO says it falls short of intl. standards; inc. responses from company & other agencies
The Thilawa special economic zone (SEZ), located 23 km southeast of Yangon, is the first large-scale SEZ in Myanmar and is being developed in phases under Myanmar Japan Thilawa Development Ltd. (MJTD), a public-private partnership joint venture...