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Investigative Journalism on Corporate Ethics
21 November 2013
Mobile phone brands cannot guarantee child labour-free gold
Report from DanWatch: None of the best selling mobile phone brands in Europe are able to guarantee that the gold in their products comes from mines without child labour
5 November 2013
Millions in Danish tax money can end up supporting harsh exploitation of Chinese workers
Conditions at DELL, a major supplier to National Procurement Ltd. Denmark, are highly questionable
30 May 2013
G4S: We'll stay in prisons and settlements
In the controversial issue of their engagement on the occupied West Bank, G4S now reveals which contracts they plan to pull out of and which they plan to continue
17 May 2013
Fashion clothes for deplorable wages
Textile workers in Bangladesh work around the clock to produce Western fashion clothes for a pay below the living wage level.
31 January 2013
Minerals from Congo – now without the blood?
A large proportion of the minerals used in everyday electronic equipment comes from the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, an a conflict-affected area. Well-known electronics producers are now taking measures to avoid conflict minerals from Congo in their products.
18 January 2013
When words are not enough
In a business founded upon different sets of values, words are not always enough. Rambøll has several times tried to notify two contractors that their employees worked under slave-like conditions. But they were met with silence.
15 January 2013
Overtime turned into flextime at Hungary's electronics factories
Nokia, Samsung and other well-known brands manufacture their mobile phones in Hungary. Although the production takes place in Europe, this is no guarantee for decent working conditions.
13 December 2012
Municipalities are investing tax-payer money in illegal settlements
Danish municipalities have invested millions in companies involved in illegal Israeli settlements.
11 December 2012
Are your savings invested in illegal settlements?
Danish pension funds and investment funds are using their customers' savings to invest heavily in illegal Israeli settlements. The UN special rapporteur recommends the selling of shares, but this is not the way to go, investors say.
11 November 2012
Danish universities work with illegal settlements
The Technical University of Denmark and Roskilde University participates in scientific collaborations involving Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. DTU now drop their project with a settlement. The Danish Foreign Minister welcomes the decision.
3 November 2012
Your slavery footprint
Europe is the world's largest importer of leather shoes but much of the leather itself comes from cattle farms deep in the Brazilian Amazon, where farms use slave labourers and where slaughterhouses do not respect workers' safety.
’The cattle needs to live until we reach the slaughterhouse’
Danish engineers watching for slave labour – but finding nothing
DONG omitted information in memorandum about mine
ISS provides security services in illegal settlements
Swedish banks profit on hunger too
Investment funds of Denmark invest millions in corrupt regimes
Danish pension savings in regimes with tarnished reputations
Nordea abandons speculation in food commodities
Siemens’ Danish Division Signs Contract to Occupied Land
Not sharing the loot
Danish vessel ships illegal phosphate from Western Sahara
The price for pepper
European e-waste dumped in Ghana
Million liters of poison for eggs and bacon
G4S retreat from settlements drags out
Banks have no policies on food speculation
Banks in Denmark profit on hunger
Ramboll will act against slave labour
Ramboll's partners use slave labour
Fruits of the settlement in our food
Føtex chain sells settlement peppers
Bling-bling and mammon to the elite
Maersk in partnership with corrupt oil state
The great tuna theft
Municipalities contribute to unethical logging
Mining firms spin gold from tax loopholes
From 'moo' to shoe
Leather shoe producers step on people & planet
Speculating on Hunger
Banks in Denmark profit on hunger
Our e-waste dumped in poor countries
Pollution is the price of eggs and bacon
Business on Illegal Ground
Danish business in illegal settlements
The Hidden Slaves
Ramboll-partners use slave labour
Oil Venture Beneath the Surface
Maersk partner with criticized oil state
Canned Pirate Tuna
Tuna worth billions stolen from the poor
Cut and Run
Publicly procured timber is unsustaianble
The poor lose out on resource export
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