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1 May 2020

GBI & Clifford Chance explore growing calls for mandatory human rights due diligence & the effect of COVID-19

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights & Clifford Chance LLP

“Navigating the changing business and human rights legal landscape - from GBI and Clifford Chance”, 1 May 2020...

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2 March 2020

Clifford Chance carries out its most extensive pro-bono project in collaboration with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice on behalf of the UN Special Rapporteur to research the right to a healthy environment

Author: Janet Whittaker, & Carla Lewis, Clifford Chance

International law firm Clifford Chance announces its collaboration with the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice ("Vance Center") in New York to conduct and co-ordinate a major international pro-bono project on behalf of the UN Special...

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22 March 2019

New report with key elements for companies to navigate changing business & human rights legal landscape

Author: Global Business Initiative & Clifford Chance

"Business and Human Rights: Navigating a Changing Legal Landscape", Mar 2019...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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21 March 2016

Law firms cannot afford to be business & human rights laggards

Author: Marialuisa Taddia, Law Society Gazette (UK)

"Business and human rights – moral support", 21 Mar 2016...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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Article
9 December 2013

Best Places to Work 2014 [USA]

Author: Human Rights Campaign

This year, an historic 304 major businesses…scored 100 percent on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index and the coveted distinction of “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” These companies adopted a full framework of LGBT inclusion in the workplace,...

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7 August 2013

Top City firms aim to develop human rights principles to guide work [UK]

Author: Sam Chadderton, Legal Futures (UK)

Some of the country’s biggest law firms are moving closer to establishing stand-alone human rights policies, it has emerged. Whereas many firms claim to have embedded UN guiding principles on business and human rights into their corporate and social...

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22 March 2013

[PDF] Update on the role of OECD National Contact Points with regard to the extractive sectors

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business & UK Govt. Dept. of Business, Innovation & Skills

A report on the second meeting of stakeholders, since the establishment of the updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines) in 2011. The participants [brought together by the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the UK...

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14 January 2013

Magic circle firms draw up first human rights policies

Author: Rebecca Lowe, Intl. Bar Association

Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer are in the process of formulating human rights strategies to comply with the Guiding Principles for Businesses and Human Rights...Other firms, including Herbert Smith Freehills and Allen ...

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