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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17 June 2019
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Author: Ethos

« Multinationales responsables : Des investisseurs institutionnels s’unissent pour soutenir le contre-projet », 11 juin 2019 ...

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7 June 2019
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Author: Véronique Chocron , Le Monde (France)

« Le Crédit agricole s’engage sur une sortie totale du charbon », 7 juin 2019...

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6 June 2019
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Author: Ludovic Dupin, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« La plus grande entreprise minière au monde, BHP, va tourner le dos au charbon », 5 juin 2019 ...

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6 June 2019

List of large businesses & associations that support human rights due diligence regulation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations publicly speaking out in favour of mandatory human rights due diligence regulation and/or endorsing campaigns (non-comprehensive), last updated 13 June 2019...

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4 June 2019
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Author: Le Point (France)

« États-Unis : ces entreprises qui tentent de freiner les ventes d'armes », 1er juin 2019  ...

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3 June 2019
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Author: Ana Benabs, France 24

« Disney et Netflix menacent de ne plus travailler dans l'État de Géorgie à cause de la loi anti-IVG », 30 mai 2019...

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15 May 2019
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Le boycott a fonctionné : Le sultan de Brunei suspend la lapidation des homosexuels », 14 mai 2019 ...

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10 May 2019

Australia: Qantas confirms commitment to social justice issues, including LGBTI, indigenous and women’s rights

Author: AAP, news.com.au

"Qantas will continue to campaign on social justice issues", 9 May 2019...

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8 May 2019
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Author: SECO & EDA

Das SECO [Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft] und das EDA [Eidgenössisches Departement für auswärtige Angelegenheiten] veröffentlichen eine Broschüre über die menschenrechtliche Verantwortung von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen (KMU)....

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6 May 2019

Commentary: Blockchain can help break the chains of modern slavery, but it is not a complete solution

Author: Martijn Boersma & Justine Nolan, The Conversation

"Blockchain can help break the chains of modern slavery, but it is not a complete solution", 2 May 2019...

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