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3 September 2014

Traidcraft policy advisor analyses how responsible purchasing by UK companies can improve working conditions & standard of living for farmers & workers in our food supply chain

Author: Fiona Gooch, Traidcraft on Ethical Trading Initiative blog

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2 September 2014

USA: Fair Food Coalition urges Ahold, Publix, Wendy's & others to sign pact on tomato farm workers' rights

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and its allies have long urged companies that source from Florida tomato farms to sign the Fair Food agreement, which gives workers greater protections against forced labour and other abuses, and guarantees them a...

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2 September 2014

Intl. Tourism Partnership develops guidance materials to help hoteliers understand & address trafficking

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25 July 2014

New good practice note endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group: "Organizing the Human Rights Function within a Company"

Author: Rachel Davis & David Kovick (Shift), UN Global Compact

"Organizing the Human Rights Function within a Company: A Good Practice Noted endorsed by the United Nations Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group on 15 May 2014", 15 May 2014...

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26 June 2014

[PDF] Challenges and opportunities of the UNGPs for NGO campaigning and investors’ active ownership strategies [Copenhagen, 30 Jun]

Author: CSR Forum, Intl. Commission on Jurists

At the event, experts from The Pedagogues’ Pension Fund, IFU, EKF, ActionAid Denmark, CARE and the Danish Institute for Human Rights will discuss the status of the use of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in relation to...

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Children’s Rights in Sustainability Reporting: Second edition

Author: UNICEF

This tool is intended to help companies report and communicate on how they are respecting and supporting children’s rights. The tool is aligned with the other UNICEF tools for corporate social responsibility and provides guidance notes for each of the...

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31 March 2014

Coalition of Immokalee Workers campaign for Ahold to join Fair Food Program (USA)

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) and allied groups have campaigned for several years for Ahold, which owns the US supermarket chains Giant, Martin's Food Markets and Stop & Shop, and the online grocery retailer Peapod, to join the Fair...

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1 March 2014

[PDF] Guide de l’investissement responsable : investir en Birmanie ? enjeux et recommandations

Author: Info Birmanie

Ce guide entend aider les entreprises souhaitant investir en Birmanie à mettre en œuvre une politique cohérente de responsabilité sociale et environnementale. Selon Info Birmanie, les entreprises françaises qui souhaitent investir en Birmanie,...

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20 February 2014
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9 December 2013

Business Calls for Anti-Corruption to be Fundamental Pillar of Post-2015 Development Agenda

Author: UN Global Compact

On International Anti-Corruption Day, business and other stakeholders called for anti-corruption and good governance to be included as fundamental pillars of the post-2015 development agenda, and reaffirmed a Call to Action to create enabling...

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