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28 November 2017

FIFA will not take action on Israeli settlement teams

Author: Aljazeera

International football's governing body has announced that it will not take a position on the future of six Israeli football clubs based in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. FIFA...cited the "exceptional complexity and sensitivity" and ...

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17 November 2017

Allen & Overy publishes fifth issue of The Business and Human Rights Review

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17 November 2017

New brief calls on EU to adopt mandatory corporate human rights due diligence legislation

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"The EU competence and duty to regulate corporate responsibility to respect Human Rights through mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence", November 2017...

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17 November 2017

Ranking corporate action on conflict minerals sourcing in Dem. Rep of Congo, new report by Enough Project

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16 November 2017

Apple and google just aced a major ethics test in Africa, says new report

Author: Alasdair Wilkins, Inverse Innovation

Apple and Google have topped newly released rankings for their work ensuring the minerals used in their products don’t come from war zones...[in]...the Enough Project’s 2017 report......

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16 November 2017

Malawi: How community-led activism prompted banks to withdraw from funding Lilongwe Water Project due to potential negative impact on livelihoods

Author: John Mwebe & Prekshar Kumar, in OpenGlobalRights

"Using community-led activism and public opinion to stop harmful development"...

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16 November 2017

Netherlands: National Contact Point accepts first OECD guidelines complaint linked to climate change against ING Bank

On 14 November 2017, the Dutch National Contact Point (NCP) accepted the OECD guidelines complaint brought by Greenpeace Netherlands, Oxfam Novib, BankTrack and Milieudefensie, in relation to ING's investments in fossil fuels. ...

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16 November 2017

Twenty leading economies join global alliance to phase out coal by 2030

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16 November 2017

USA: Tesla faces class-action lawsuit in California state court over allegations of racial discrimination

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15 November 2017

India: Massive ‘Mahapadav’ protest in Delhi highlights plight of workers

Author: Ajay Ashirwad Mahaprashasta, The Wire (India)

"Massive 'Mahapadav' protest in Delhi highlights plight of Indian workers", 11 November 2017...

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