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21 Apr 2015

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Swiss Coalition for Corporate Justice

Factsheet on initiative

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"Factsheet: The initiative text with explanations"

The Confederation shall take measures to strengthen respect for human rights and the environment through business... Companies must respect internationally recognized human rights and international environmental standards, also abroad; they must ensure that human rights and environmental standards are also respected by companies under their control... Companies are required to carry out appropriate due diligence...Companies are also liable for damage caused by companies under their control...The provisions...apply irrespective of the law applicable under private international law.

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