Broadspectrum (formerly Transfield Services)

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Transfield Services rebranded in October 2015 to become Broadspectrum.

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5 December 2016

Australia Institute urges Norges Bank to divest from offshore centres over alleged arbitrary detention & human rights abuse of asylum seekers & refugees

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Article
5 December 2016

Norges Bank refers ownership of Ferrovial to ethics panel for acquiring controversial dentention centre operator Broadspectrum

Author: Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor (UK)

“Norges Bank refers its ownership of Spanish infra firm Ferrovial to ethics panel,” 28 Nov 2016...

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Report
5 December 2016

Report: Ill-treatment of asylum seekers in offshore immigration camps makes Norges Bank’s investment in Ferrovial & Broadspectrum risky

Author: Brynn O’Brien, Australia Institute

“Companies and the Australian immigration detention system: Profiting from human rights abuse,” November 2016...

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Company response
5 December 2016

Response by Broadspectrum

Author: Broadspectrum

Broadspectrum indicated that Ferrovial responded to the report on behalf of their group.

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Article
21 September 2016

Norwegian oil fund challenged to divest from company linked to abuses at Australian detention centres

Author: Tsvetana Paraskova, Oilprice.com

“Will Norway’s Oil Fund Pull Out Of Company Running Controversial Refugee Camps?”, 12 September 2016...

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Article
17 August 2016

"On corporate human rights, Australia's actions speak louder than words"

Author: Amy Sinclair, Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, on Guardian (UK)

Leading civil society and business groups have independently released key reports on Australia’s compliance with international corporate human rights standards this month...[T]he Australian Human Rights Commission and Global Compact Network Australia...

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Story
26 July 2016

Report links financial sector to human rights abuses of asylum-seekers in Australia's offshore detention centres

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Article
7 March 2016

Australia: Rights groups warn Ferrovial about risks of acquiring Broadspectrum due to potential liability for detention camp abuses

Author: Human Rights Law Centre

"Rights groups warn investors of the risks of Ferrovial’s bid for Australia’s offshore detention contractor", 8 Mar 2016...

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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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