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This Week in Digital – 21 July, 2017

LG LAUNCHES AIRPORT ROBOTS  Electronics company LG is trialling new robots in Seoul’s Incheon International Airport in preparation for next year’s Winter Olympics in South Korea. The brand has launched two types of robot. The first is the

Realizing the United Nations Global Compact: IBSO Communication on Engagement – 2017

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a strategic policy initiative for organisations that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies to UN goals aimed at building a sustainable and inclusive global economy. As a signatory

This Week in Digital – 14 July, 2017

A DANCING HOT DOG GOES VIRAL A dancing hot dog filter from Snapchat has gone viral this week. Rather than detecting faces, which is how the usual Snapchat filters work, this filter can automatically detect surfaces, allowing

Business & human rights – A brief introduction

Introduction In the wake of major abuses in recent decades, civil society has increasingly called for companies to be held to human rights standards.  Union Carbide was widely denounced for the 1984 Bhopal chemical gas leak that

This Week in Digital – 7 July, 2017

SCHOOLS ISSUE SNAPCHAT MAPS WARNING A few weeks ago, Snapchat launched a new location-sharing feature. It allows users to share their location in real-time, which builds up a map of where your ‘friends’ on the app are.

Higher Education Must Still Go Global

Students need global understanding, now more than ever. Despite recent signs of a retreat from globalisation in the United States and Britain, there has not been a broad-based pullback globally. Many countries are keen to stress that

One year on from Brexit – a timeline of everything that’s happened

Friday 23 June 2017 marks the 1-year anniversary of the EU membership referendum in which 52% of the voting public suggested to parliament that the UK leave the EU. That suggestion has since been taken on by

This Week in Digital – 30 June, 2017

GOOGLE HIT BY RECORD FINE Google made headlines this week after they were hit with a €2.4bn fine by the European Commission. The fine is the largest one to ever be issued by the regulator after Google was

This Week in Digital – 23 June, 2017

#WINTERISHERE Game of Thrones fans across the world are eagerly awaiting the premiere of season 7 on 16th July. This week, they launched their #WinterIsHere social media campaign on the Summer Solstice as the trailer for the new season