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13 September 2017

Azerbaijan's corruption scheme scandal raises concerns over EU's growing business ties with authoritarian regime, says watchdog

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

"Azerbaijan's Laundromat scandal raises concerns over the EU's growing business ties with the authoritarian regime", 6 September 2017...

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12 September 2017
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Author: Hendrik Wieduwilt, Frankfurter Allgemeine

"Neue EU-Verordnung: Wirtschaft fürchtet neue Ausfuhrregeln", 11 September 2017...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

"Knowledge Paper zum Webinar vom 08.03.2017"  Das Europäische Parlament und der Europäische Rat haben 2014 eine Richtlinie zur Förderung der sozialen Verantwortung von Unternehmen verabschiedet (CSR-Richtlinie). Seit Januar 2017 sind durch das CS...

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5 September 2017

EU: Thriving civil society key for safeguarding & promoting fundamental rights, says Fundamental Rights Agency director

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21 August 2017

Investigation finds luxury yachts are used to smuggle migrants into EU; 8 Ukrainian smugglers arrested in Italy

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21 August 2017

Turkey: Dutch garment brands cannot guarantee child labour-free supply chains, report concludes

Author: Hannah Abdulla, Just Style

Supply chain mapping pinpoints child labour links in Turkey, 9 Aug 2017...

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18 August 2017

Modern Slavery Index: Amplified risks in European supply chains

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17 August 2017

EU: Reports find workers from eastern Europe face low wages & exploitative working conditions

Author: Ana Maria Dima, Opendemocracy

"The other side of Europe: the exploitation of Romanian workers in the EU", 18 May 2017...

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10 August 2017

Experts warn rise of electric cars could lead to a battery waste problem; batteries also risk giving off toxic gases

Author: Joey Gardiner, The Guardian

The drive to replace polluting petrol and diesel cars with a new breed of electric vehicles has gathered momentum in recent weeks. But there is an unanswered environmental question at the heart of the electric car movement: what on earth to do with...

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1 August 2017

Land grabbing & human rights: Report examines role of European corporate & financial entities

In May 2016 the report "Land Grabbing and Human Rights: The Involvement of European Corporate and Financial Entities in Land Grabbing outside the European Union" was published on behalf of the European Parliament. The report examines cases of land...

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