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5 January 2018

Front Line Defenders report highlights killings of 312 human rights defenders in 2017, underlining the role of business

Author: Front Line Defenders (Ireland)

"Annual Report on Human Rights Defenders at Risk 2017", 3 Jan 2018...

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Article
15 December 2017
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Author: Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien

Auf seinem Weg, die Bedingungen in globalen Textillieferketten zu verbessern, hat das Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien nun entscheidende Schritte in Richtung Internationalisierung gemacht: Eine strategische Kooperation mit der Initiative „Action...

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Article
28 November 2017

ILO report: Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises

Author: Leonie Barrie, Just-Style (UK)

"Asia garment worker wages remain low despite rises". 21 Nov 2017...

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Article
16 November 2017

Bangladesh: Vulnerable Rohingya refugees funnelled into sex trade

Author: Ashish Joshi, Sky News (UK)

"Pimp says Rohingya plight 'good for business'", 13 Nov 2017...

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Article
6 November 2017

Climate change lawsuits on the rise as science improves & more climate-related laws & policies are passed

Author: The Economist (UK)

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3 October 2017

Abuses in leather industry prompt investors’ call to add labour compliance to industry audits

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

In a letter to the Leather Working Group, 62 institutional investors cite pervasive labor violations in a call for broadening scope to include labor as well as environmental due diligence at tanneries......

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Article
29 September 2017

Global businesses can achieve social impact, better reputation & increase brand loyalty by including refugees, says report

Author: Cindy Huang et al., Center for Global Development (CGD)

"Global Business and Refugee Crises: A Framework for Sustainable Engagement," September 2017...

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Article
20 September 2017

New report highlights reprisals faced by human rights defenders who cooperate with UN

Author: UNOG Information Services, OHCHR (Switzerland)

"Report highlights rising reprisals against human rights defenders cooperating with the UN", 20 Sep 2017...

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Article
13 September 2017

Pakistan: Women cotton pickers face widespread health problems due to pesticide exposure

Author: Saleem Shaikh and Sughra Tunio, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Women pickers toil unprotected in Pakistan's cotton fields", 10 Sept 2017...

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Article
30 August 2017

Cereal, drinks companies often overlook risk of forced labor in sugarcane: study

Author: Reuters

Food and beverage companies face the risk of forced labor in countries where they obtain sugarcane but most fall short in efforts to tackle the problem that threatens millions of workers, according to a study [by KnowTheChain (KTC)]...Sugarcane...can...

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