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Top car manufacturers launch initiative to address environmental, human & labour rights issues in the supply chain
The Raw Materials Observatory is the product of a five-year partnership [...] between 10 leading car manufacturers which aims to improve sustainability in the automotive supply chain. The new commitment, signed by Daimler AG, Honda, JLR, Scania, VW,...
Author: Annabel Short, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Author: Peter Waldman, BloombergBusinessweek (USA)
[Article originally published 23 March 2017, with 13-minute audio report (scroll down to end of full article).]...
Author: Anumeha Yadav, Scroll
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Automobile firms' quest for low-cost parts led to using deadly Takata air bags over safer components - New York Times report
Author: Hiroko Tabuchi, New York Times (USA)
"A Cheaper Airbag, and Takata’s Road to a Deadly Crisis", 26 Aug. 2016...
Author: Eli Friedman (Cornell Univ.), Aaron Halegua (New York Univ.) & Jerome A. Cohen (US-Asia Law Institute), in Washington Post (USA)
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