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19 January 2016

There is hidden workforce of 116 million in global supply chains of fifty companies, says International Trade Union Confederation

Key findings from the report include:...

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8 January 2016

UK: Police investigate claims of violent abuse against children by G4S staff at young offenders centre

G4S has confirmed that 7 members of staff have been suspended following allegations concerning the use of unnecessary force against children in their care. G4S's public statement regarding the investigation is also below.

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6 January 2016
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Author: Lumière, Synergie et Développement (LSD), le Centre pour le Contrôle Démocratique des Forces Armées de Genève (DCAF)

"Réglementation des entreprises de sécurité privées (ESP): augmenter et promouvoir l'engagement de la société civile. Atelier de travail avec les OSC Ouest africaines", 5 janvier 2016...

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Company response
8 December 2015

G4S response

Author: G4S

We continue to work with the UNHCR in Jordan, and last month signed a new contract to provide Electronic Security Services, which we are currently installing. Outside of Jordan we have contracts with the UNHCR in a number of locations and we are proud...

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8 December 2015

UNHCR reportedly ends G4S contracts in Jordan over human rights concerns

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Article
6 December 2015

UNHCR ends G4S contracts in Jordan for human rights concerns

Author: Ryan Rodrick Beiler, Electronic Intifada

"Jordan branch of UN agency boycotts Israel prison profiteer G4S", 04 December 2015...

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Company response
25 November 2015

G4S response

Author: G4S

G4S staff have been securing the Labour Party's annual conference for over 18 years and the feedback from officials and the police on our work this year, as in the past, continues to be extremely positive....

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25 November 2015

UK: Labour party votes to end contract with G4S over concerns it has breached human rights through the services it provides to the Israeli Govt.

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Article
2 November 2015

European pension funds begin to consider companies' treatment of refugees & asylum seekers in investment decisions

Author: Judith Evans, Financial Times (UK)

"Migrant crisis on pension funds’ radar", 1 Nov 2015...

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Report
20 October 2015

"Private Military and Security Companies: Industry-Led Self-Regulatory Initiatives versus State-Led Containment Strategies"

Author: Raymond Saner, Centre on Conflict, Development and Peacebuilding

PMSCs have played an important role in war making and related security activities, and will most likely play an even larger role in the coming years. This Working Paper discusses the tensions between the PMSC industry, their client governments and...

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