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19 September 2017

Eritrea: Metalor & Lufthansa accused of importing gold extracted under conditions of forced labour to Switzerland; incl. company responses

On 30 August 2017, Swiss national TV aired a major report detailing how huge amounts of raw gold extracted from Eritrea, under practices of forced labour and slavery, end up in Switzerland for the final process of refinery. The report indicates that...

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29 August 2017
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Author: Christelle Belporo, Université de Montréal, dans Agence Science Presse Blog

« Les multinationales au banc des accusés », 11 août 2017...

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22 August 2017
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18 August 2017

Modern Slavery Index: Amplified risks in European supply chains

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Company response
18 August 2017
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Author: Banque Nationale Suisse

Nous ne faisons aucun commentaire sur nos investissements dans des actions émises par des entreprises spécifiques....

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17 August 2017
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Author: Banque cantonale de Zurich

Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la Banque cantonale de Zurich à répondre sur ses investissements dans Nevsun Resources ; entreprise poursuivie en justice au Canada pour complicité dans l’utilisation de...

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Article
1 June 2017

Human Rights Watch submission to UN Working Group on overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies

Author: Human Rights Watch

Canada - arguably the global mining industry's most important hub - needs to develop mechanisms that pay close attention to the human rights records of Canadian companies when they operate abroad...[Human Rights Watch] has urged the Candian govt. to...

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30 May 2017

From dialogue to accountability: A call for Canadian leadership on business and human rights

This week members of the United Nations Working Group on business and human rights wrap up a 10-day visit to Canada. The selection of Canada as one of just two countries the group will visit this year was opportune, given the particularly high risk of...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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22 March 2017

Recent & future trends in access to remedy for corporate abuse – new briefing by Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative

Author: Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Access to Remedy: The Next Frontier?", 16 March 2017...

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