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3 December 2019
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19 November 2019

Madagascar: Investigation finds children as young as four mining mica for electronics and automotive industries

Author: Lisa Cavazuti, Christine Romo, Cynthia McFadden & Rich Schapiro, NBC News

"'Zone Rouge': An army of children toils in African mines", 18 November 2019...

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2 July 2018

UK: Virgin Atlantic to stop accepting forced deportations amid concern over removal of Windrush generation migrants & LGBT asylum seekers

Author: BBC News

"Virgin Atlantic stops accepting forced deportations", 30 June 2018...

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3 December 2013

May in plea over ‘evil’ slavery [UK]

Author: Belfast Telegraph (UK)

Business leaders have been urged by the Home Secretary to take immediate action to tackle the "evil" of modern-day slavery…Theresa May said companies must be confident they are not dealing with slave drivers…[and] flight attendants should be given...

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12 August 2011

Famine in the Horn of Africa - private sector response (2011)

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

These are examples of significant company contributions, not a comprehensive list...Donations...Other initiatives

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2 August 2011

UN calls on airlines to help fly food to Africa's Horn

Author: AFP

The United Nations appealed Tuesday to the air transport industry to help fly food in urgently to the Horn of Africa, where millions of people are starving due to a severe drought. "We're making an appeal to the air transport industry for free and...

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23 August 2009

Minister met BAA chief executive before Climate Camp to discuss tactics [UK]

Author: Rob Evans & Paul Lewis, The Gaurdian [UK]

A government minister met the chief executive of [BAA] to discuss how to "limit" the impact of [the 2007] climate change protests directed against the firm, documents obtained by the Guardian reveal…A picture is emerging of an extraordinary and...

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6 April 2009

Airline group backs global emissions trading scheme

Author: David Fogarty, Reuters

Four...top airlines have backed a global scheme to curb carbon emissions... It is the first time airline firms have banded together to make recommendations to U.N. climate change officials... Air France/KLM, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Virgin...

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25 September 2008
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Author: Boeing

En association avec plusieurs grandes compagnies aériennes et UOP (Universal Oil Products), société du groupe Honeywell..., Boeing annonce la création du Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group,...dont la vocation est d’accélérer le développement et la...

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8 October 2007

Major airline refuses to help with forcible removal of immigrants [UK]

Author: Robert Verkaik, Independent [UK]

An important part of the Government's immigration policy has suffered a serious blow after a leading airline announced it would no longer carry failed asylum-seekers who were being forcibly removed from the United Kingdom. XL Airways, which has a...

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