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(Reuters) A group of religious and socially conscious investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China’s Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain their business ties amid rising tensions.
Companies urged not to succumb to intimidation in the face of Chinese government’s threats of commercial retaliation against companies citing forced labor risks in Uyghur Region. NEW YORK, NY – TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 2021 – The Investor Alliance for Human Rights today announced that its members have...
Johannes Blankenbach & Saskia Wilks, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Since its beginning a year ago, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has exposed once more the vulnerabilities in value chains, the precarity of global business operations, and the weakness of voluntary corporate action in...
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)...