Corporations Articles

Public Records Highlight Global Network of Company Tied to Uyghur Forced Labor

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently added 11 Chinese companies implicated in human rights abuses committed against the Uyghur population and other Muslim minorities in China — specifically forced labor — to its Entity List....

U.S.-Sanctioned Xinjiang Paramilitary Has Over 800,000 Holdings Worldwide

On Friday, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) for their role in human rights abuses against Uyghurs in what is potentially one of the largest single actions in...

Contracts to Ghosts in Guanajuato: The Ongoing Struggle to Rein in ‘Ghost’ Companies in Mexico

A report published earlier this year uncovered that various government agencies, public educational institutions, and autonomous organizations from the central Mexican state of Guanajuato awarded over $8 million in contracts in the last five years to shell companies...

Trade Data Reveals Iran’s Aluminum Supply-Chain from China, India, Guinea

Chinese and Indian state-owned enterprises are key players in Iran’s aluminum supply chain, according to public records and commercial trade data provided by Panjiva. Investigations into several Iranian facilities indicate routine foreign support at each stage of the...