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11 December 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin - Issue 29, December 2018

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Welcome to our Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin -- highlighting a specific topic each quarter, as well as key developments in corporate legal accountability......

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11 December 2018

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on maritime business & human rights

Author: Alejandro Guzmán Woodroffe, Human Rights at Sea

HRAS publishes new legal research paper on Business and Human Rights, 6 December 2018...

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29 November 2018

Zero Draft treaty on business & human rights does not address adequately relationship with intl. investment agreements, says expert

Author: Marta Piazza, Deloitte on Sense & Sustainability (USA)

"The “Zero Draft”: Missed Opportunity or the Beginning of a Revolution?", 8 Nov 2018...

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20 November 2018

African Coalition for Corporate Accountability submits on the 'zero draft treaty' on business & human rights

Author: African Coalition for Corporate Accountability

"Report on the 4th Session of the IGWG meeting held in Geneva from 15 to 19 October 2018"...

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16 November 2018
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Author: Eldiario.es

“Una batalla de 25 años contra los daños medioambientales de la petrolera Texaco: "La justicia se ha vuelto ciencia ficción"”- 12 de noviembre de 2018...

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4 November 2018

Counterbalancing disproportionate power: a response to John Ruggie

Author: Harris Gleckman, Open Democracy

…This autumn, Professor John Ruggie,…shared his concerns…that the zero draft has not adequately dealt with ‘scale’ and ‘liability’. ...

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31 October 2018

Working up from Zero: Initial Negotiations on the “Zero Draft” treaty on Business and Human Rights

Author: Hogan Lovells on JD Supra

The UN intergovernmental working group tasked with developing a binding international treaty on business and human rights recently concluded its fourth round of negotiations in Geneva (15-19 October 2018)....

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29 October 2018
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Traité international sur les droits humains : une fausse bonne idée selon le patronat », 29 octobre 2018...

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29 October 2018

NGO study denounces influence of companies, incl. over UN policies on human rights

Author: Jake Johnson, Inequality.org

"157 of World’s 200 Richest Entities Are Corporations, Not Governments", 19 Oct 2018...

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26 October 2018
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Author: Organisation internationale de la francophonie

« Brouillon Zéro - Instrument juridique non-contraignant visant à réglementer, dans le droit international des droits de l'homme, les activités des sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises commerciales », 16 juillet 2018...

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