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20 September 2017

Niger: Almoustapha Alhacen is 2017 Laureate of Nuclear-Free Future for fighting against human rights abuses & negative health impacts of uranium mining

Author: Nuclear-Free Future

Almoustapha Alhacen, a Tuareg, worked until recently at the French-owned Areva uranium mine in Arlit, Niger. When he saw how his sick and dying co-workers were ignored by the company, and how the environment was affected, he founded the NGO, Aghirin...

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19 September 2017

'Modern slavery in company operations & supply chains', a review of current legislations towards an intl. framework

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre for Intl. Trade Union Confederation

This paper sets out what leading governments are already doing to insist global business does more to eradicate modern slavery. It draws from this experience to set out how these uncoordinated actions could become a robust, and harmonised...

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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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15 September 2017

Response by Metalor

Author: Metalor

Thanks for contacting Metalor on this subject and giving us the opportunity to express our position regarding this matter......

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15 September 2017
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Die Konzernverantwortungsinitiative orientiert sich an den UN-Leitprinzipien zu Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte und sieht vor, dass Schweizer Konzerne eine Sorgfaltsprüfung bezüglich Menschenrechten und Umweltschutz in ihren Geschäftsaktivitäten...

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6 September 2017

Treaty on business & human rights could improve access to remedy for victims, says new report

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Article
22 August 2017

NGOs release updated assessment of national action plans on business & human rights

Author: International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, European Coalition for Corporate Justice & Dejusticia

"Assessments of existing national action plans (NAPs) on business & human rights," August 2017...

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Company response
17 August 2017
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Author: Zürcher Kantonalbank

Besten Dank für Ihre Anfrage. Im Rahmen der Anlageprodukte für ihre Kunden hält die Zürcher Kantonalbank Beteiligungen an Nevsun. Es handelt sich dabei um diversifizierte Produkte. Die Höhe der Beteiligung ist unter anderem abhängig von der...

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9 August 2017
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Author: Agence Télégraphique Suisse (ats)/nxp

« Le CV anonyme ne fait pas recette en Suisse », 3 août 2017...

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2 August 2017
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Author: Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft SECO

"CSR-Positionspapier und Aktionsplan des Bundesrates", 21 Juni 2017...

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