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20 August 2014

Malaysia: Govt. collaborating with companies to boost female participation in workforce by increasing child-care facilities

Author: Liau Y-Sing, Jakarta Globe (Indonesia)

“Malaysia to Turn Tide of Women Leaving Workforce”, 20 August 2014...

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6 August 2014

Obama's speech at US-Africa Business Forum

...I’m pleased that in conjunction with this forum, American companies are announcing major new deals in Africa.  Blackstone will invest in African energy projects.  Coca-Cola will partner with Africa to bring clean water to its communities.  GE will...

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5 August 2014

U.S.-Africa Summit, 5-6 August 2014: Investment that respects rights can be “an act of justice”

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1 August 2014

So. Africa: Ahead of U.S.-Africa Summit, General Electric CEO says multinationals have a significant role in employment creation

Author: Tim Schweikert, President of GE South Africa, in Business Report (So. Africa)

"Role of multinational firms in promoting SA skills and job creation" 1 August 2014...

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16 July 2014

Business & human rights discussion needs to focus more on women's rights, says report

Author: Ama Marston, Marston Consulting

"Women, Business and Human Rights: A background paper for the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women in Law and Practice", 7 Mar 2014 ...

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8 July 2014

Saudi Arabia: General Electric provides training for female engineers

 

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30 May 2014

GE's approach to human rights & summary of Global Business Initiative activities in China & UAE

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30 May 2014

Human rights

Author: GE

Through our membership in the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), GE was fortunate to contribute to the six-year process that culminated in these Guiding Principles. Our own Statement of Principles on Human Rights has been drafted to...

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5 May 2014
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Author: Aly Sagne, Pambazuka (Royaume-Uni)

Bientôt trois ans que les Nations Unies (NU) ont adopté les Principes directeurs des Nations Unies sur les entreprises et les droits de l’homme : Cadre de référence "Protéger, respecter et réparer". Sur le continent africain, sa mise en œuvre ne...

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7 February 2014

Are companies involved with 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi wilfully ignoring human rights?

Author: Ella Skybenko, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in KyivPost (Ukraine)

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi start today...The multi-billion investment in prestige projects contrasts violently with the neglect of the human rights of workers who built them, the local people who have lost their homes and health, and...

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