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19 May 2020

Japan: Companies reported to begin accepting "partnership certificates" for same-sex couples to provide spousal & familial benefits

Author: Kyodo News

"Japan companies to accept same-sex partnership certificates by NGO", 25 April 2020...

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19 May 2020
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Author: Observatório da Mineração

"Fundo Soberano da Noruega, maior do mundo, exclui Vale, Glencore e Anglo American dos seus investimentos", 13 de maio de 2020...

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19 May 2020

Norway's 1 trillion wealth fund excludes 12 companies over human rights & environmental concerns

On 13 May 2020, Norges Bank, which manages Norway's USD 1 trillion fund, announced its decision to exclude 12 companies from the Government Pension Fund Global due to environmental and human rights concerns. It placed a further four under observation....

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18 May 2020

India: Instant-loan apps reportedly adopts abusive recovery practice, many companies China-owned

Author: Snigdha Poonam, Business Insider

Chinese instant-loan apps have exploded in India. As lockdown hurts salaries, borrowers say they are threatened with violence and fake police reports over repayment, 7 May 2020...

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18 May 2020
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Author: Red Iglesias y Minería

“Fondo Noruego retira inversiones de empresas mineras y energéticas que violan derechos humanos” -Mayo de 2020-...

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18 May 2020

Foundation for Human Rights in Eritrea sues EU for funding road construction despite alleged use of forced labour in such projects

Author: Nikolaj Nielsen, EU Observer

"EU sued for funding 'forced labour' Eritrea highway"...

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18 May 2020

Kenya: Govt. agency to fine banks locking out borrowers blacklisted by credit reference bureaus mostly due to predatory lending by digital lenders

Author: Otiato Guguyu, Business Daily (Kenya)

"Banks face fines for locking out blacklisted borrowers"...

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13 May 2020
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Author: AFP et Le Parisien (France)

« Greenpeace veut interdire les dividendes pour les entreprises "climaticides" », 7 mai 2020...

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10 May 2020
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Author: Periódico Digital Centroamericano y del Caribe

“Citi publica primer Informe de Responsabilidad Ambiental, Social y Gobierno Corporativo” – 4 de mayo de 2020...

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6 May 2020

EU response to COVID-19 must focus on realising socio-economic rights & prioritise companies that respect human rights, says ENNHRI

Author: European Network of National Human Rights Institutions

"The EU must put economic and social rights at the heart of its economic response to COVID-19", 6 May 2020...

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