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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Author: Arnaud Dumas, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
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Author: Darren Gray, Fergus Hunter & Hamish Hastie, The Sydney Morning Herald
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Australia: WWF partners with tech cos. to track supply chains involved in environmental harm & human rights abuses
The World Wide Fund (WWF) in Australia is partnering with technology companies to track supply chains and help stop illegal, unsustainable fishing practices and curb human rights abuses such as slavery. Media reports are linked below.
Author: Alexandra Gibbs, CNBC (USA)
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