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Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights
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Australia: Subcontracting in high-risk sectors amid COVID-19 could worsen existing labour abuses, says ACCR
Author: Dr Katie Hepworth, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility
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Commentary: How businesses can play a vital role in protecting & furthering right to water during & after COVID-19
Author: Riana Cermak, The Global Business Initiative on Human Rights
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Commentary: Human rights due diligence must remain at the core of businesses’ duties during & after COVID-19
Author: International Federation of Human Rights
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UK: A third of FTSE 100 companies set to miss ethnic diversity targets, according to govt. backed review
Author: Tabby Kinder, Financial Times
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Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region
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