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EU Commission launches public consultation on review of Non-Financial Reporting Directive (Deadline: 11 June)
Author: European Commission
We are pleased to inform you that the services of the European Commission have today launched an online public consultation on the review of the Non-Financial Reporting Directive....
Author: Kelvin Chan, Associate Press & U.S. News
The European Union unveiled proposals [on 19 February 2020] to regulate artificial intelligence that call for strict rules and safeguards on risky applications of the rapidly developing technology... European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ...
- Related in-depth areas: Technology and Human Rights Technology and Human Rights: Artificial Intelligence
- Related companies: Facebook Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft
Cambodia: European Branded Clothing Alliance urges Cambodian govt. to address human rights violations & EC to track progress with clear roadmap & timeline
Author: European Branded Clothing Alliance
"Statement on European Commission's Cambodia Decision", 13 February 2020...
- Related stories: Cambodia: EU partially withdraws trade preferences over rights concerns; stakeholders respond
- Related companies: European Branded Clothing Alliance
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...
Cambodia: 20 business associations issue a joint letter expressing regret over European Commission's partial EBA withdrawal decision but commit to work closely with brands
Author: European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia & others
"Press Release: The Cambodian Private Sector Regrets the Decision by the European Commission to Partially Withdraw Preference Granted to the Kingdom of Cambodia under Everything but Arms Arrangement", 14 February 2020...
Cambodia: Adidas, H&M, & others review their business & investment strategies and implications of EC's partial EBA withdrawal decision
Author: Shaun Turton, Nikkei Asian Review
"Fashion brands weigh Cambodia strategy after EU curbs trade", 14 February 2020...
Cambodia: Fair Wear, Ethical Trading Initiative & 5 other NGOs urge Cambodian govt. to address issues of human & labor rights violations
Author: Fair Wear & Others
"EU: ‘We partially and temporarily suspend preferential tariffs for the Government of Cambodia’: International community urges Cambodian government to take action", 14 February 2020...
Cambodia: H&M Group comments on European Commission's decision to partially withdraw Cambodia's trade preferences
Author: H&M Group
"H&M Group comments on EU trade preference withdrawal for Cambodia", 12 February 2020...
- Related stories: EU to launch withdrawal process of trade preferences in Cambodia over rights concerns & warns Myanmar of potential similar action
- Related companies: H&M
Cambodia: European Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s trade preferences affecting selected garment and footwear products, & all travel goods and sugar
Author: European Commission
"Commission decides to partially withdraw Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market", 12 February 2020...
Author: Eugene Wong, Radio Free Asia
"NGOs Ask EU Parliament to Vote Against EU-Vietnam FTA and IPA Over Human Rights Issues," 06 February 2020...