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25 January 2019

Commentary: Blockchain technologies offer transparency that could improve human rights practices

Author: Dean Pinkert, James Ton-that & Ravi Soopramanien, OpenGlobalRights

Blockchains are generating excitement across industries due to their potential to improve supply chain transparency. Less well known is their capacity to help companies conform to supply chain integrity commitments required by the United Nations...

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Company response
21 January 2019

Response from Unilever

Author: Prasad Pradhan, Hindustan Unilever Ltd

…The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore is an independent institution; any action taken by the institution against one of its faculty members, is their internal matter and it would not be appropriate for us to comment on this. ...

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21 January 2019

Rwanda: Unilever provides clean water to improve the health and well-being of communities, especially women and children

Author: Michel Nkurunziza, The New Times (Rwanda)

"Featured: Uniliver’s project supplies clean water to 10,000 residents in Nyaruguru district " 21 January 2019...

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20 January 2019

India: Hindustan Unilever Information Note on soil remediation at former thermometer factory in Kodaikanal

Author: Hindustan Unilever (HUL)

"Information Note: Soil remediation at our former thermometer factory in Kodaikanal, India", 5 December 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
18 January 2019
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Author: Giulietta Gamberini, La Tribune (France)

« Déchets en plastiques : une nouvelle vague de multinationales se mobilise », 16 janvier 2019...

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18 January 2019

Rule 15 submission to the Supreme Court regarding AAA & Others v Unilever Plc and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited A2/2017/0721

Author: Redress, International Commission of Jurists, SOMO, Kenya National Commission on Human Rights & Independent Medico-Legal Unit

We respectfully submit that the Supreme Court should consider the UK’s obligations under international law when considering whether to grant this application for leave to appeal......

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17 January 2019

India: Hindustan Unilever to proceed with mercury remediation plans at former factory site, activists oppose approved targets

Between August and November 2017, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) conducted soil remediation trials at the site of its form thermometer factory in Kondaikanal, India. The trials were intended to address mercury contamination dating back to 2001. In Janu...

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17 January 2019

India: Civil society raises concerns over censure of IIM Bangalore professor in connection with statements about Hindustan Unilever’s environmental record

In October 2018, the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B), a leading business university, issued a censure against Associate Professor Deepak Malghan, requesting that he retract a statement encouraging management to disinvite Hindustan Uni...

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16 January 2019

Businesses cannot thrive without civic freedoms & accountable governance

Author: Bennet Freeman, Mauricio Lazala & Michael Ineichen in World Economic Forum's Agenda

"Why businesses are nothing without strong human rights", 16 Jan 2019...

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15 January 2019

India: Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) failed to achieve even the ‘liberal’ 20 mg/kg mercury clean in Kodaikanal

Author: SV Krishna Chaitanya, The New Indian Express

"Unending fallout of defunct thermometer factory at Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu", 17 January 2018...

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