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11 March 2020

Dutch National Contact Point finds Veon failed to follow OECD guidelines regarding workers' rights in Bangladesh; incl. company response

On 11 February 11 2020, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) published its Final Statement regarding the Specific Instance of UNI Global Union versus VEON. The complaint alleged that Banglalink, a subsidiary of Dutch-headquartered telecoms company...

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Company response
11 March 2020

Response by Veon

Author: Veon

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23 September 2015

VimpelCom's response to Cotton Campaign rejoinder

Author: VimpelCom

We note the comments from Cotton Campaign.  In 2015, we reconfirm that we are not supporting the cotton harvest in any way.

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8 September 2015

Concerns that Uzbek cotton harvest will again use forced labour - firms alleged to have supported 2014 harvest

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Company response
8 September 2015

VimpelCom's response

Author: VimpelCom

In response to your recent enquiry regarding the 2015 cotton harvest in Uzbekistan, I can confirm that neither VimpelCom nor Unitel are supporting the cotton harvest.

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