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Author: Thierry Clémence et Feriel Mestiri, RTS (Suisse)
« Syngenta accusé de vendre au Brésil des pesticides interdits en Suisse », 16 avril 2019 ...
Author: Public Eye (Suisse)
« Syngenta gagne des milliards en vendant des pesticides extrêmement dangereux », 15 avril 2019...
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In a report published in April 2019, Swiss NGO Public Eye alleges that agrochemical company Syngenta continues to sell highly hazardous pesticides, many of which no longer authorised in Switzerland or the European Union, to lower and middle income...
Author: Public Eye
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German retailer Tchibo calls on Govt to regulate garment industry & enforce better working conditions
Author: Deutsche Welle
"Tchibo calls on government to regulate garment industry", 4 April 2019...
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Investors representing $1.3 trillion call on govts to make human rights due diligence mandatory throughout investment lifecycle
On 25 March 2019, the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (IAHR) on behalf of a group of investors representing $1.3 trillion in assets called for enhanced investor due diligence to address environmental, social and governance risks, including human...
UK: Govt. schemes designed to bring in migrant workers post-Brexit could increase exploitation, say charities
Author: Emma Wallis, Info Migrants
"Could post-Brexit Britain increase the risk of modern slavery in the UK?", 20 March 2019...
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On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.
Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
On what criteria should investment decisions be made? How should states rank when it comes to non-financial information? What indicators should be used? The objective of the present study is to establish a methodology and classification system that...
Open for Public Comments until 15 March 2019: Thailand National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights
Note from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: The final draft of Thailand's National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights is linked below. The public is invited to send its comments to the Rights and Liberties Protection Department of the...
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