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42 organisations and companies agree on guiding principles for the creation of sustainable batteries by 2030
Author: Modern Diplomacy
"42 Global Organizations Agree on Guiding Principles for Batteries to Power Sustainable Energy Transition", 23 January 2020....
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Commentary: Recognising corporate watchdogs as an integral part of ethical outsourcing could help improve current auditing system
Author: Peter Bengtsen, Le Monde diplomatique
"Mica mining, why watchdogs count", April 2019...
HRW launches campaign urging major car companies to stand by Saudi activists jailed for advocating women's right to drive
Author: Human Rights Watch
"Tell Car Companies To Do The Right Thing", 11 September 2018...
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"Germany Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Rescue Diesel at Summit", 2 August 2017, Bloomberg...
Hungary: Multinational corporations only key players still silent on Orban's assault on independent academia, civil society & media
Author: Thorsten Benner & Wolfgang Reinicke in The Washington Post (USA)
"It’s time for international investors to speak up about Hungary’s assault on democracy", 18 Apr 2017...
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Author: Kate Hodal, Guardian [UK]
India is to legalise the mining of mica, a sparkly mineral used in eyeshadows and car paint, in a bid to cut the number of children who labour – and often die – to produce it...Activists lauded the decision to legalise mica mining, but warned that high...
Author: Rob Davies, the Guardian
"Head of Google Europe apologises over ads on extremist content", 20 Mar 2017...