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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15 February 2019
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Author: Arnaud Dumas, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« BlackRock intègre de plus en plus l’ESG dans ses pratiques d’investissement », 14 février 2019...

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2 February 2019

Australia: Rio Tinto & BHP express support for special indigenous body to advise parliament

Author: Darren Gray, Fergus Hunter & Hamish Hastie, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'Watershed': BHP, Rio urge constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians", 31 January 2019...

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2 February 2019

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.

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1 February 2019
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Author: Anne Bodescot, Le Figaro (France)

« À Lyon, la croisade des entreprises pour loger les démunis », 31 janvier 2019...

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24 January 2019

UK: Charity releases ranking of top 100 LGBT-inclusive employers

Author: Alexandra Gibbs, CNBC (USA)

"MI5, Baker McKenzie and Citi crowned as some of Britain's best LGBT-inclusive employers", 20 jan 2019...

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18 January 2019
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Author: AFP

« Norvège : un groupe chinois exclu du fonds souverain pour raison éthique », 17 janvier 2019...

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31 December 2018
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Author: Reuters

« Le transporteur danois Maersk vise la neutralité carbone en 2050 », 5 décembre 2018...

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21 December 2018
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Author: Kairn.com (France)

« Patagonia verse 10 millions de dollars pour l’écologie : coup marketing ou pas ? », 10 décembre 2018...

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3 December 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2018 KnowTheChain benchmarked over 120 global companies across the three sectors.   2018 Information & C...

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26 November 2018
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Author: Marc Jacob, Global Security Mag (France)

« PwC répond à l’Appel de Paris et s’engage en faveur de la confiance et de la sécurité dans le cyberespace», novembre 2018...

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