Company advances on human rights
Below are examples of practical steps companies are taking on human rights in their own operations and in their engagement with governments, from March 2015 onwards. Items from 2011-2015 are in the process of being added to this section.
For examples prior to 2011, see our categories on "Support for initiatives promoting civil & political rights" and "Support for initiatives promoting economic, social and cultural rights".
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Myanmar: Inclusive Business Challenge launched to recognise enterprises that address poverty & enhance economic growth
Author: John Liu, Myanmar Times
"Inclusive Business Challenge launched to recognise enterprises with social impact", 10 October 2019 The UK-aided DaNa Facility and Myanmar Young Entrepreneurs Association (MYEA) launched the Inclusive Business Challenge...to raise the awareness of "i...
« Kering étend son congé paternité à 14 semaines rémunérées », 10 septembre 2019...
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Author: CAJ-E Commissions des affaires juridiques
« La Comission confirme la volonté politique d'opposer un contre-project indirect à l'initiative pour des multinationales responsables », 14 août 2019...
Author: Tim Fitzsimons, NBC News
"Over 200 major companies sign Supreme Court brief in favor of LGBTQ workers," 2 July 2019...
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Author: Kim Da-sol, Korea Herald
“Samsung conducts first human rights impact inspection at Vietnamese plants”, 30 June 2019...
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