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25 March 2015

G4S responds to allegations it has been involved in numerous human rights scandals

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25 March 2015

G4S response

Author: G4S

We note that the recent Russia Today article “G4S posts £148mn profit despite „countless‟ human rights scandals” includes a number of significant errors regarding G4S‟ approach to sustainability and human rights and we were disappointed that Russia...

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22 January 2015

New Methodist church pension guidelines steer investments away from coal, companies operating in repressive countries

Author: Tamara Audi, Wall Street Journal

The United Methodist Church is implementing new guidelines for its $21 billion pension fund meant to steer it away from investing in coal energy and in companies that operate in countries thought to violate human rights...[The] church also plans to...

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17 December 2014

UK: Jury clears 3 former G4S guards of manslaughter over death of Angola man during his deportation

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7 November 2014

Survey analyses FTSE 100 companies human rights reporting & progress made since 2013

Author: Jim Wright, GOXI

"Human Rights and the FTSE 100 in 2014", 5 Nov 2014...

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6 October 2014

So. Africa: Woolworths threatens divestment group with legal action for putting "safety of staff and customers at risk"

Author: Lucky Biyase, Business Day (South Africa)

'Woolies threatens boycotters', October 5 2014: Woolworths might haul the Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) group...to court because...activists’ threats have put the safety of staff and customers “at risk”...spokesman Babs Dlamini said...Woolworths...

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3 October 2014

Deploying private security companies could make starting wars easier, warns Manchester Univ. study

Author: Jack Howson, Mancunian Matters (UK)

Countries could soon use private security companies to make it easier to go to war and make them last longer, claims new research by the University of Manchester...Since the end of the Cold War, the private military industry has grown rapidly...in...

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23 September 2014

RAID & Human Rights Law Centre bring OECD complaint against G4S over treatment of asylum seekers detained in Australian offshore processing centre

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2 September 2014

Reprieve submits complaint against G4S to UK OECD National Contact Point after company accepts Guantanamo contract

Author: Chris Green, Independent (UK)

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29 August 2014

G4S, Serco, Mitie & GEO accused of using detained immigrants as "cheap labour"

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