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21 January 2019

Four main lessons for engaging businesses in support of civic freedoms & defenders

Author: Mauricio Lazala & Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in OXFAM Views & Voices

"Should companies act when civic freedoms are under attack?", 21 Jan 2018...

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10 January 2019

New report presents evidence-based economic arguments for co. to promote human rights

Author: ICAR, Frank Bold & BHR Young Researchers Summit

'Good Business: The Economic Case for Protecting Human Rights', 20 Dec 2018...

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3 January 2019

[Audio] Sweden: Human rights days focus on role of business in protection of human rights & of rights defenders

Author: Raoul Wallenberg Institute (Sweden)

"Human Rights Defenders and the Role of Business", 12 Dec 2018...

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16 October 2018

The B Team releases research that shows limits on civic freedoms are linked to negative economic outcomes

Author: The B Team (USA)

"The business case for protecting civic rights", 15 Oct 2018...

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8 October 2018

Event: Banks & Human rights

Marking ten years since the global financial crisis, a new book: "Necessary Evil: How to Fix Finance by Saving Human Rights” by Professor David Kinley investigates the impact the financial system has on human rights. The book explains how to reform fi...

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3 October 2018

Consumers increasingly boycott products & services if they disagree with business' stance on important issues

Author: Marjorie Benzkofer, Fleishman Hillard (USA)

"Navigating Zero Gravity", Oct 3 2018...

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2 October 2018

Rights CoLab & DLA Piper make the business case for protection of civic freedoms & support of civil society

Author: Ed Rekosh, Rights CoLab & Lamin Khadar, DLA Piper

"The Business Case for Civil Society", Sep 2018...

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28 September 2018

USA: #VoteTogether campaign calls on cos. to encourage & support voting

Author: Sara Weinstein & Sarah Gwilliam, Civic Nation in Forbes (USA)

"More Businesses Are Encouraging Voting. Here's How You Can, Too.", 26 Sep 2018...

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24 September 2018

USA: Former Microsoft executive argues for cos. to urgently act to advance opportunity for all, in time of deep distress

Author: Jeff Raikes (Raikes Foundation & former Microsoft)

"We Need Corporate America in the Fight for Justice", 05 Sep 2018...

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7 September 2018

USA: Nike sparks controversy by making activist Colin Kaepernick face of campaign

Author: Kevin Draper & Ken Belson, The New York Times (USA)

"Colin Kaepernick’s Nike Campaign Keeps N.F.L. Anthem Kneeling in Spotlight", 03 Sep 2018...

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