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4 March 2019

New principles on the right to education & private actors adopted by human rights experts

On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.

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26 April 2018

AstraZeneca & Standard Chartered show best practices by leveraging their core competencies to invest in children, NGO says

Author: Global Child Forum

"Corporate Programs For Children's Rights – Guidance And Best Practice", March 2018...

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25 April 2018

Global Child Forum calls on businesses to create initiatives & partnerships to advance children’s rights

Author: Global Child Forum

Global Child Forum is issuing an urgent call for business to create tangible initiatives and forge partnerships which advance children's rights in your operations, supply chains and in the communities in which you operate. We want to create a movement ...

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3 October 2017

Nestle releases first report on progress to eliminate child labour in its supply chain

Author: Nestle & International Cocoa Initiative

"Nestle Cocoa Plan: Tackling Child Labour, 2017 report," September 2017...

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21 July 2016

Comments sought: Stakeholder engagement in Thailand

Author: Caux Round Table Japan

Since September 2012, the Nippon CSR Consortium has been working to provide a forum in which to identify and discuss negative human rights impacts that may arise as a result of corporate activities. This work has been conducted in collaboration with...

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21 July 2016
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Author: 経済人コー円卓会議

ニッポンCSRコンソーシアムでは2012年9月より、様々な業種に属する企業やNPO・NGOの方々、学識有識者の参加を得て、企業が関与する人権への負の影響の特定に向けた議論を行って参りました。今年度のステークホルダー・エンゲージメントプログラムは、日本での開催に加え、タイに拠点を置くMarimo5と共同でタイにおいても実施しました。本文書は、「タイと日本企業における重要な人権課題(案)」としてここに開示し、下記の通り、皆さまよりご意見を募集いたします。  

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13 May 2015

Australia: NHRI releases resources on human rights for employers

The Good practice, good business resources provide practical advice on a range of issues including recruitment and retention of older workers, gender equality, sexual harassment, race discrimination, employment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

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29 July 2013

What is The Code? – Video

Author: The Code

An introduction video to The Code: who we are, what we do and how you can become a member. [Video transcript: As a tourism professional, do you know what to do in cases of child sexual exploitation? The Code is an internationally organised member...

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6 June 2013

UN CRBP Grassroots Initiative launched in Nigeria

Author: Children & Business Nigeria Network

The Children and Business Network Nigeria (“CBNG”), founded by Ms Toyin Olakanpo, was formally launched on May 30th, 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria as it hosted its first event entitled: “CEO Forum & Business Roundtable on Children’s Rights and the...

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31 May 2013

Francis West & Priya Madina: GSK & Save the Children Partnership - From Ambition to Action

Author: Francis West, Save the Children & Priya Madina, GlaxoSmithKline, on Business Fight Poverty blog

[T]he new strategic partnership between Save the Children and GlaxoSmithKline...[aims] to help to save one million children’s lives. It is an ambition that will only be realised by going beyond the traditional NGO-private sector partnership model based...

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