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17 February 2020

Reporting on human rights & sustainability remains 'troublingly poor', research on 1,000 European companies finds

New research by the Alliance for Corporate Transparency, analysing the information disclosed by 1000 European companies on their environmental and social impacts under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, finds that the quality of reporting...

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6 February 2020
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Author: Agence France-Presse

« Prada s’engage à lutter contre le racisme » 5 février 2020...

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30 January 2020

Kenya: Court orders Chandarana Supermarket to compensate former employee for sexual harassment claims

Author: Maureen Kakah, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Chandarana Supermarket to pay Sh1m over sexual harassment", 29 January 2020...

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27 January 2020

Kenya: Competition watchdog fines four businesses for misleading customers about product quality

Author: Doreen Wainainah, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Four firms fined for misleading product quality", 27 January 2020...

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23 December 2019
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Author: Zeit Online

Die chinesische Führung hat Vorwürfen widersprochen, wonach ausländische Insassen eines Gefängnisses in Shanghai als Zwangsarbeiter zur Produktion von Weihnachtskarten eingesetzt werden. "Ich kann Ihnen nach Abklärung mit den relevanten Abteilungen...

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23 December 2019

China: Tesco halts production of Christmas cards while it investigates supplier over forced prison labour allegations

Author: BBC

"Tesco halts production at Chinese factory over alleged 'forced' labour", 22 December 2019...

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9 December 2019

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights paper looks at examples of business-related human rights abuse and factors facilitating access to remedy

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27 November 2019

Musalli Gold did not respond to allegations of labour abuse against 21 Indian migrants

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27 November 2019

Saudi Arabia: Musalli Gold withholds wages, passports and food from 21 Indian workers

In October 2019, 21 goldsmiths employed by Musalli Gold in Saudi Arabia released a video on social media pleading with their government and activists to help them. The men had been stranded in the country for up to two years, faced wage delays for...

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18 November 2019

China: Retail workers respond to sudden sacking and wage arrears with collective action, according to labour rights NGO

Author: China Labour Bulletin (Hong Kong)

“Squeezed on all sides, China’s retail workers respond with collective action”, 13 Nov 2019...

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