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As Palantir files S-1 with SEC in bid for listing on NYSE, fresh concerns emerge regarding contracts with government agencies with a record of human rights abuse. NEW YORK, NY, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH, 2020 – The Investor Alliance for Human Rights is today publishing a risk briefing on Palantir...
Groups file petition with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) for a regional WRO on cotton products from the Xinjiang Region NEW YORK, NY, MONDAY, AUGUST 31ST, 2020 - Today a group of human rights, labor and investor organizations, filed a formal petition with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP)...
From WWD: In recentering those working in factories and on farms, what role do fiber and textile standards in the industry play? By Kaley Roshitsh on August 12, 2020 Investors who assume do-gooding in the distant apparel factories and farms within their portfolios of investments are waking up to...
Investors are being urged to take steps to identifiy, prevent and mitigate risks in portfolio companies to ensue they have no direct links to human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region. Read the full article on Just-Style.
Abuses including widespread forced labor, mass surveillance and internment of Uyghurs in detention camps on the part of Chinese authorities create unacceptable risks for global brands. Amid mounting calls from civil society and human rights groups for brands to exit the Uyghur Region in Xinjiang...