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30 October 2018

European pension funds call on co's to adopt positions which are in line with goals of the Paris Agreement

Author: Investment & Pensions Europe

"Pension funds challenge European companies on climate lobbying", 29 Oct 2018...

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29 October 2018

Myanmar: Labor orgs call on EU to reconsider trade privileges withdrawal; loss of jobs & factory shutdowns feared

Author: Kyaw Thu & Kyaw Htun Naing, Radio Free Asia

"Myanmar Labor Groups Urge EU Not to Drop Crucial Trade Preferences," 29 October 2018...

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23 October 2018

CAFOD welcomes UN efforts to stop human rights abuses by transnational corporations

Author: Alan Jones, Independent Catholic News

A landmark moment in the UN Human Rights Council took place last week, as countries began negotiating the text of a UN treaty... CAFOD [Catholic international development charity] said in a statement today: This represents important progress for the...

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22 October 2018

Cambodia:Manufacturers association calls on EU to reconsider EBA suspension and commits to more improvement in the sector

Author: Xinhua

"Garment manufacturers group urges EU not to suspend trade preferences for Cambodia," 22 October 2018...

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22 October 2018

Re-cap: negotiations over the Zero Draft of a binding treaty on business and human rights

Author: SOMO

During the week of 15-19 October 2018, more than 94 States and 400 civil society organizations...were present for negotiations of the first-ever draft of a binding treaty...While all BRICS countries and many States from the Global South contributed,...

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18 October 2018

Businesses called on to champion EU integration & liberal values during 2019 European Parliament elections

Author: Alberto Alemanno, Social Europe

"A European Super-PAC To Take On Bannon’s Illiberal Shock Troops", 24 Jul 2018...

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14 October 2018

Vietnam: Indigenous Cambodians coerced to sell lands to timber traders; NGOs urge EU to postpone timber trade deal

Author: Taing Vida, Khmer Times

"Enviromental NGOs call for EU not to sign timber deal with Vietnam", 14 October 2017...

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12 October 2018

Tech co's agree on self-regulatory standards to help the EU fight online disinformation

A group of tech companies including Google, Facebook and Mozilla have agreed to abide by new standards set out by the European Commission in the battle against the dissemination of fake news across the EU. It is the first time worldwide that industry...

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12 October 2018
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Author: Stéphane Mandard, Le Monde

« Un tiers des substances chimiques les plus utilisées en Europe pas conformes à la réglementation », 12 octobre 2018...

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11 October 2018

Global Witness report alleges EU investors help bankroll human rights & environmental abuses; incl. co responses

On 6 September 2018, Global Witness published a new briefing paper on the role that EU-based investors have played in supporting projects linked to human rights abuses, land grabs and large-scale environmental destruction. The report argues that while...

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