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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10 August 2018

Asia Pacific: Business & govt. leaders endorse "Acknowledge, Act, Advance (AAA)" as framework to end modern slavery

Author: Mirage News

"Business and Government Leaders Endorse AAA Recommendations To End Modern Slavery", 7 August 2018...

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7 August 2018
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Author: Philippe Schwoerer, Avem

« Daimler s'assure une chaîne d'approvisionnement plus vertueuse », 7 août 2018...

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24 July 2018

15 case studies of businesses addressing human rights impacts while contributing to Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Shift, World Business Council for Sustainable Development

"The Human Rights Opportunity 15 real-life cases of how business is contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals by putting people first", ...

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17 July 2018
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le secteur privé français met enfin le cap sur les ODD », 12 july 2018...

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10 July 2018

Colombia: AngloGold Ashanti updates action on business & human rights in their corporate structure

Author: AngloGold Ashanti

“Let’s See Together How We Respect Human Rights” – June 2018...

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19 June 2018
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Author: Concepcion Alvarez, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« #FrenchImpact : Enercoop, Phenix, Envie... Le gouvernement labellise 22 entreprises prionnières de l'économie sociale et solidaire », 13 juin 2018...

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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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Article
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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25 April 2018

Global Child Forum publishes study mapping business investments in children's education

Author: Global Child Forum; Rightshouse

"Business Investments in Children's Education - A Mapping Study", March 2018...

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22 April 2018

Commentary: BlackRock CEO exhorts corporations to develop "social conscience"; yet finance sector still lags on social responsibility

Author: David Kinley, Open Democracy

"Finance struggles to find a social conscience", 15 April 2018...

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