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5 November 2018

NYT: Consulting firms played "critical roles" in Saudi Crown Prince's power grab

Author: Michael Forsythe, Mark Mazzetti, Ben Hubbard and Walt Bogdanich, The New York Times

"Consulting Firms Keep Lucrative Saudi Alliance, Shaping Crown Prince’s Vision", 4 November 2018...

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Story
30 October 2018

USA: Employees urge tech companies to withdraw bids for $10 million contract with Department of Defense

Employees are increasing pressure on tech companies to withdraw from a bid for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract with the Department of Defense (DoD). Following DoD Chief John H. Gibson II's statement that the programme would...

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Article
29 October 2018

Germany halts new arms exports to Saudi Arabia, following the murder of Saudi journalist

Author: Rick Noack, The Washington Post

"Germany halts arms deals with Saudi Arabia, encourages allies to do the same", 22 October 2018...

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Company response
26 October 2018

Microsoft response: technology and the US military

Author: Brad Smith, Microsoft

Over the last few months there has been a debate in our industry about when and how technology companies should work with the government, and specifically whether companies should supply digital technology to the military... Our work as a company in...

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Company response
9 October 2018

Legal & General Investment Management responds to allegations linking its investments to war crimes

Author: Sacha Sadan, Legal & General Investment Management

At LGIM we take our stewardship responsibilities seriously and devote significant resource to ensure our clients’ assets are protected and enhanced over time. We take an active approach to stewardship, using our scale as a global investment manager to...

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

Barclays did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Barclays to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Barclays did not respond.

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

Boeing did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Boeing to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Boeing did not respond.

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Article
8 October 2018

Elbit Systems did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Elbit Systems to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. Elbit Systems did not respond.

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

General Dynamics did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited General Dynamics to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. General Dynamics did not respond.

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Company non-response
8 October 2018

GKN did not respond

Busines & Human Rights Resource Centre invited GKN to respond to the allegations raised by War on Want. GKN did not respond.

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