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7 September 2018

Commentary: Recent decisions in the UK on parent company liability cases show the need for law reform

Author: William Meade, CORE Coalition

...At present...there is no statutory regime in the UK for dealing with alleged violations of human rights by corporate actors...In three parent company liability cases heard before the UK Court of Appeal – Lungowe v. Vedanta, Okpabi v. Shell, and AAA...

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Report
29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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20 August 2018

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability disappointed by UK court's dismissal of case by victims of 2008 post-election violence in Kenya against Unilever

The African Coalition for Corporate Accountability (ACCA) has expressed disappointment with the judgement handed down by the UK Court of Appeal (CA) in the matter against Unilever. The claimants, who are a group of 218 survivors of 2007 post-election...

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14 August 2018

Unilever lawsuit (re ethnic violence in Kenya)

In 2016 employees and residents of a Unilever tea plantation in Kenya filed a lawsuit against Unilever PLC (the UK-domiciled parent company) and Unilever Tea Kenya Limited (the Kenyan-incorporated subsidiary) at the High Court of Justice Queen’s Bench...

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Article
12 August 2018

Philippines: Local groups demand companies to pay for pollution caused by plastics

Author: Bong S. Sarmiento, Asia Times

"Western-made plastic trash is killing Asia's oceans", 12 August 2018...

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8 August 2018
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“O que as empresas estão fazendo para frear a torrente de plásticos?”, 9 de julho de 2018        ...Diante das consequências inegáveis da poluição por plásticos, pessoas de todo o mundo estão rejeitando os produtos descartáveis e se comprometendo...

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Article
6 August 2018

Jordan: UNDP and Unilever partner to provide vocational training opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

Author: Zawya

"UNDP Jordan and Unilever partner to alleviate poverty, sustain decent work and economic growth", 9 July 2018...

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Article
25 July 2018

Major US food companies establish sustainability alliance to benefit fishing communities & the environment

Author: Christine Blank, SeafoodSource

"Major US food companies form sustainability alliance", 18 July 2018...

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Disclosure
23 July 2018

Advanced Manfacturing Centre Construction Site Newsletter May 2017

Accompanying notes (from the company): All of Unilever's disclosure relating to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark can be found on our global website - www.unilever.com. The exception is the attached example of a joint news-letter from Unilever and...

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Disclosure
23 July 2018

Advanced Manufacturing Centre Construction Site Newsletter July/Aug 2016

Accompanying notes (from the company): All of Unilever's disclosure relating to the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark can be found on our global website - www.unilever.com. The exception is the attached example of a joint news-letter from Unilever and...

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