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21 February 2020

EU Proposes Rules for Artificial Intelligence to Limit Risks

Author: Kelvin Chan, Associate Press & U.S. News

The European Union unveiled proposals [on 19 February 2020] to regulate artificial intelligence that call for strict rules and safeguards on risky applications of the rapidly developing technology... European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen ...

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20 February 2020
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Author: Portafolio (Colombia)

“Ejercen presión en Europa a Glencore para salir de Cerrejón” – 18 de febrero de 2020...

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18 February 2020
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La alianza de diversas empresas y gobiernos de países exportadores de banano expresaron su preocupación por una nueva directiva de la Unión Europea que busca controlar el uso de agrotóxicos en los cultivos de esa fruta, por los niveles de afectación a...

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17 February 2020

Cambodia: European Branded Clothing Alliance urges Cambodian govt. to address human rights violations & EC to track progress with clear roadmap & timeline

Author: European Branded Clothing Alliance

"Statement on European Commission's Cambodia Decision", 13 February 2020...

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17 February 2020

Commentary: EU conflict minerals regulation falls short of existing standards and US Dodd-Frank Act

Author: Laurent Ruessmann, Jonathan Brooks and Andrew Hood, Global Mining Review

"The battle for stronger EU conflict minerals legislation", 4 February 2020....

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17 February 2020

Reporting on human rights & sustainability remains 'troublingly poor', research on 1,000 European companies finds

New research by the Alliance for Corporate Transparency, analysing the information disclosed by 1000 European companies on their environmental and social impacts under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, finds that the quality of reporting...

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15 February 2020

Cambodia: 20 business associations issue a joint letter expressing regret over European Commission's partial EBA withdrawal decision but commit to work closely with brands

Author: European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia & others

"Press Release: The Cambodian Private Sector Regrets the Decision by the European Commission to Partially Withdraw Preference Granted to the Kingdom of Cambodia under Everything but Arms Arrangement", 14 February 2020...

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15 February 2020

Cambodia: Adidas, H&M, & others review their business & investment strategies and implications of EC's partial EBA withdrawal decision

Author: Shaun Turton, Nikkei Asian Review

"Fashion brands weigh Cambodia strategy after EU curbs trade", 14 February 2020...

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15 February 2020

Cambodia: Fair Wear, Ethical Trading Initiative & 5 other NGOs urge Cambodian govt. to address issues of human & labor rights violations

Author: Fair Wear & Others

"EU: ‘We partially and temporarily suspend preferential tariffs for the Government of Cambodia’: International community urges Cambodian government to take action", 14 February 2020...

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14 February 2020

Norway: Government announces new target to reduce 50-55% carbon emissions by 2030

Author: Department of Climate Change, Norway

"Norway steps up 2030 climate goal to at least 50 % towards 55 %", 02 February 2020...

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