Business & Human Rights

  • Major Companies Begin Hiring « ESG Controllers »

    February 15, 2023

    While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awaits approval of their proposed climate-risk disclosure rule, some major companies, including Citi Bank are preparing in advance by creating new rolls, including the ESG controller, who will be responsible for ESG reporting.

  • New Berkeley Center to Focus on the Intersection of Politics and Economy

    February 15, 2023

    As politics and economy continue to merge, A new UC Berkeley center funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation will concentrate on this phenomenon bringing together scholars and students of various disciplines to conduct research on critical social challenges at the intersection of politics and economics focusing on capitalism and democracy, environment and climate, technology and inequality.

  • DeSantis Proposes Bill Banning ‘Social Credit Scores'

    February 15, 2023

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced proposed legislation whose aim is to hinder banks and other financial institutions from discriminating against potential customers based on religious, political, or social beliefs, forbidding banking institutions from using « social credit scores ».

  • Microsoft Suspends Relationship with Group Blacklisting Conservative News

    February 13, 2023

    The Microsoft-owned Xandr has been complying with the guidelines of Global Disinformation Index (GDI), a group that intends to shut down disfavored speech including blacklisting conservative websites, leading the advertisement company to suspend working with GDI while Microsoft reviews the relationship.

  • The West’s Battle Against TikTok

    February 08, 2023

    According to the Guardian, TikTok has been making headlines in the West, both in the U.S. and Europe, as each attempt to battle the data harvesting and promotion of China’s worldview through an overhaul of data privacy laws and bans on the social media application.

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