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The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

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Myanmar workers embrace new power to strike

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...Myanmar’s workers are now daring to speak out to demand better pay and conditions after a new law gave them the right to strike. Workers...are already testing their new-found power with a string of walkouts...Hundreds of employees from three garment...

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4 August 2007

The cutting edge [India & China]

Author: Margot Cohen, Standard [Hong Kong, China]

India's export of human hair to China is a booming business but it's also entangled in issues of respiratory disease and child labor...Despite previous allegations that it has relied on prison labor, [Henan Rebecca]...expects to open more retail...

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28 March 2006

Hair Traffic

Author: Aina Hunter, Village Voice [USA]

...whether it's been shorn from Eastern European, South Asian, or provincial Chinese heads, much of the human hair that enters the U.S. has done a stint in an enormous processing plant human and labor rights organizations are calling illegal and...

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30 January 2006

Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) & IFC report highlights key themes by sector for analysis of Asian companies' environmental, social & governance performance

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30 January 2006

Taking Stock: Adding Sustainability Variables to Asian Sectoral Analysis

Author: Association of Sustainable and Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)

The Taking Stock report focuses on identifying the key investment themes which investors should be evaluating in order to analyze environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues relevant to the largest and highest impact sectors in Asia...banks,...

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29 August 2005
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Author: Terra Actualidad - EFE

El mayor fabricante de pelucas en China, 'Henan Rebecca Hair', obliga a sus empleados a trabajar en condiciones de esclavitud y de trabajos forzados en su fábrica situada en la región de Xuchang (centro), según un artículo publicado en el diario chino ...

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25 August 2005

Human Rights Site Spotlights Bank Investment in Chinese Manufacturer Linked to Forced Labor

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

On August 17, 2005, the South China Morning Post, Hong-Kong's English-language newspaper, printed an article alleging that mainland China wig manufacturer Henan Rebecca Hair Products employs the forced labor of prisoners in Xuchang. The company's half...

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25 August 2005

[DOC] Morgan Stanley response to South China Morning Post article raising concerns about shares in the Chinese company Henan Rebecca

Author: Morgan Stanley

As a policy, Morgan Stanley does not comment on what may be investments for our clients.

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25 August 2005

[PDF] [letter to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre regarding allegations of forced prison labour]

Author: Henan Rebecca Hair Products

Considering that the report [of Jamal Anderlini in the South China Morning Post] deviated from the real facts very seriously and brought a great negative influence to our company, in order to defend our legal rights, we sincerely invite Human Rights...

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24 August 2005

Deutsche Bank response to South China Morning Post article raising concerns about shares in the Chinese company Henan Rebecca

Author: Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank has no proprietary holding in Henan Rebecca Hair products and does not provide research cover on the stock. Any listed holding in this stock by Deutsche Bank is on behalf of clients buying stock through the Banks Qualified Foreign...

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