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Jul

2

July 2, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Scaling Impact: Tech Against Trafficking Launches Accelerator Program

Tech Against Trafficking has launched an Accelerator Program, which aims to identify promising uses of technology in the anti-trafficking field and to harness the expertise and resources of member companies.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jun

19

June 19, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

Is Stakeholder Engagement the Key to Successful Community Standards?

Ongoing debates about leadership, governance, and regulation of social media are highly relevant to any stakeholder engagement discussion for platforms like Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement

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May

15

May 15, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: We Need to Talk about the Use Phase

Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights: We Need to Talk about the Use Phase

Undertaking due diligence of artificial intelligence (AI) across all industries now is a matter of urgency and not something that can be put off into a distant future.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Apr

16

April 16, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

Supply Chain Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World

We share our thoughts, based on our work with Telenor, on relevant global shifts transforming telecommunications supply chains and best practices for companies in the industry to improve supply chain sustainability in the future.

#Information and Communications Technology #Supply Chain

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Feb

25

February 25, 2019

Information And Communications Technology: A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

A New Transparency Challenge for Business and Human Rights

There is an urgent need to enhance disclosure practices across all industries that receive requests for data and assistance from law enforcement agencies.

#Consumer Products #Ethics and Governance #Financial Services #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Transport and Logistics

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Nov

5

November 5, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Our Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook in Myanmar

Our Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook in Myanmar

The question of how social media platforms can respect freedom of expression while also protecting users from harm is one of the most pressing challenges of our time.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

25

October 25, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Four Reflections on the Human Rights Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Four Reflections on the Human Rights Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Human rights teams and decision-makers in companies across sectors will need to engage with the social, ethical, and human rights issues relating to the use of artificial intelligence in their respective industries.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

28

August 28, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Artificial Intelligence

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Today, we are publishing three papers describing a potential blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence (AI) both within and beyond the technology sector.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Jun

28

June 28, 2018

Information And Communications Technology: Announcing a New Collaboration Using Tech to Combat Human Trafficking

Announcing a New Collaboration Using Tech to Combat Human Trafficking

A coalition of global technology companies, civil society organizations, and the UN have come together to launch “Tech Against Trafficking,” a collaborative effort to further support the eradication of forced labor and human trafficking.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Tech Against Trafficking

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