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4 December 2017

Human Rights Watch urges European businesses to speak out for human rights in Turkey

Author: Philippe Dam, Human Rights Watch

Turkey’s intensified crackdown on human rights and the rule of law has targeted business interests in the country too, and should ring alarm bells for European companies and investors. Business associations representing them should convey their...

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21 November 2017

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20 November 2017

Japan: Death of NHK employee made public after three years; cause of death attributed to overwork by Tokyo Labour Bureau

Author: Justin McCurry, The Guardian (UK)

"Japanese woman 'dies from overwork' after logging 159 hours of overtime in a month", 5 Oct 2017...

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13 November 2017

Australia: News Corp linked to Indonesian deforestation claims

A media report has linked News Corp Australia to allegations of deforestation and human rights abuses in Indonesia. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the company to respond - it did not. The original media report, which includes a...

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22 October 2017
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« #balancetonporc : le harcèlement sexuel au travail, un "non-sujet" pour les entreprises », 18 octobre 2017...

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17 October 2017
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Author: Greenpeace

...Le 16 octobre 2017, [l]a cour fédérale du district nord de la Californie, aux Etats-Unis, a rejeté l’ensemble de la poursuite intentée par l’exploitant forestier canadien contre plusieurs bureaux de Greenpeace ainsi que l’association Stand.earth et...

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9 October 2017
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Author: Quentin Périnel, Le Figaro (France)

« Une journaliste japonaise meurt après 159 heures sup' en un mois », 6 octobre 2017...

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2 October 2017

The US Chamber of Commerce might not be what you think

Author: Corynne Cirille, Racked

As the nation’s largest lobbying group, the US Chamber...spent close to $104 million on lobbying in 2016... Over the years, intense public pressure forced many corporations to take a public stance on issues like climate change, equal pay, and...

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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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6 September 2017
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Author: المرصد العمالي الأردني

"لقمة العيش كلفت زوجي حياته"، بهذه الكلمات بدأت زوجة عامل البناء محمود حديثها، قائلة "توفي زوجي عن عمر الثلاثين، تاركاً خلفه ثلاثة أطفال، حيث كان يعمل بناءً ما يقارب الـ10 سنوات، إلا أنه وفي يوم من أيام عمله سقط عن الطابق الخامس وتوفي"....

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