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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12 October 2019

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...

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12 September 2019
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Author: AFP

« Kering étend son congé paternité à 14 semaines rémunérées », 10 septembre 2019...

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21 August 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...

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29 July 2019
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22 July 2019

Indonesia: First national study of respect of human rights among 100 listed companies released

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12 July 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Féminicides : les entreprises aussi ont un rôle à jouer dans la lutte contre les violences conjugales », 11 juillet 2019...

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5 July 2019
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Author: Blommberg Business Week et Courrier International

« Discriminations.Les entreprises au secours des expats LGBT », 4 juillet 2019...

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5 July 2019

USA: Over 200 companies sign Supreme Court brief in support of LGBTQ workers

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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3 July 2019

South Korea: Samsung conducts first human rights inspection at manufacturing plants in Vietnam

Author: Kim Da-sol, Korea Herald

“Samsung conducts first human rights impact inspection at Vietnamese plants”, 30 June 2019...

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25 June 2019
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Author: 20 minutes (France)

"Etats-Unis: Des patrons défendent le droit à l'avortement au nom de leurs «affaires»", 11 juin 2019...

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