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14 April 2015

So. Africa: Human rights country guide exposes business sector abuses

A country guide on business and human rights in South Africa has been produced by the South African Human Rights Commission together with the Danish Institute for Human Rights. The report seeks to raise awareness of the key human rights abuses...

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8 December 2014
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Author: العرب اليوم

"اتحاد العمال يستنكر اعتقال عمال حاويات العقبة", 3 ديسمبر 2014...

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20 October 2014

China: Riot over land seizure for logistics centre reportedly killed eight & injured 18

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21 August 2014

USA: Menzies Aviation fined in death of worker at Los Angeles airport

Author: Andrew Edwards, Los Angeles Business Journal (USA)

"Cal/OSHA Fines Menzies Aviation", 20 Aug 2014...

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28 July 2014
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Author: Arnaud Poitevin, Les Echos (France)

« Normes environnementales et sociales : gare aux sanctions pour les entreprises ! », 17 juillet 2014...

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13 January 2014

Disney, Darden and other big businesses throw weight behind bill to end LGBT discrimination [USA]

Author: Jason Garcia & Sandra Pedicini, Orlando Sentinel (USA)

Some of Florida's biggest and most influential businesses...including Walt Disney World and Darden Restaurants...threw their weight behind long-stalled legislation to prohibit discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Floridians. The...

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1 November 2013

Philippine Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda – company contributions to humanitarian aid (Nov 2013)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions to humanitarian aid through 13 November 2013. This is not a comprehensive list, and we will keep adding items as we find them. [refers to Aboitiz, ABS-CBN, Air Asia Zest, Air21, Apple, Google,...

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15 October 2013
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Author: Financial Year Journal (France)

Au sein de l'Union européenne, plus de 34,6 millions d'employés pourraient être à risque de prendre des jours de congés à cause de la dépression et de ses symptômes cognitifs, ce qui représente une perte potentiel d'un milliard de journées de travail....

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22 September 2013

A human rights based approach to business?

Author: Thomas Alberts, Jetzreit (UK)

[T]he diversity agenda is a little bit further down the road than the emerging human rights agenda is with respect to the business values case and organisational culture change. Workplace diversity good practice offers some useful pointers on...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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