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Author: Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss, Reuters
"Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor," 17 March 2018...
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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Gilontas to respond to concerns raised in the Human Rights at Sea, Investigative Report and Case Study - Fisheries Abuses and Related Deaths at Sea in the Pacific Region, which cites the occurrence...
- This is a response from the following companies: Gilontas
A new report by Human Rights at Sea, Investigative Report and Case Study - Fisheries Abuses and Related Deaths at Sea in the Pacific Region, cites the occurrence of potential human rights abuses occurring in the fishing industry in the Pacific region...
Author: Rocmar Seafood
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Rocmar Seafood to respond to concerns raised in the Human Rights at Sea, Investigative Report and Case Study - Fisheries Abuses and Related Deaths at Sea in the Pacific Region, which cites the...
- This is a response from the following companies: Rocmar Seafood
Commentary: Asian businesses need to create more inclusive work environments; study shows 53% of LGBT employees are closeted at work
Author: Marek Danyluk, BBN
"The Business of Inclusion - LGBT Experiences in Asia," 26 January 2017...
Author: Emma Richards, Asian Correspondent
"Despite government commitments to reform the industry, forced labour and other rights abuses remain widespread in Thailand’s fishing fleets, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report said Tuesday...The report [...] found migrant workers from neighbouring...
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Australia: Major low-cost retailer, Kmart, commits to work with global trade unions to raise wages of garment workers in its supply chains
Author: Ben Butler, the Australian
"Kmart bid to lift garment workers’ wages in global supply chain", 22 January 2018...
ILO report: Nearly 1 billion Asians remain in vulnerable employment characterised by informal work contracts and low wages
Author: Simon Roughneen, Nikkei Asian Review
"Nearly one billion Asians in vulnerable jobs, says ILO," 23 January 2018...
Interview with environmental lawyer Zhang Jingjing on the need for legal requirements for Chinese overseas investments
Author: Zhang Chun, chinadialogue
'China needs urgent oversight of investments', 1 December 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas