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30 November 2018

Switzerland: Govt. publishes human rights guidelines for commodity sector; NGO calls for binding regulation

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26 November 2018

New analysis released on National Action Plans on Business & Human Rights from 2013-2018

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

A new analysis from the Danish Institute of Human Rights shows, that as of November 2018, 21 states have already developed 22 NAPs (the UK has 2) while 11 more states are in the process of developing such plans. In addition, there are 15 states in whi...

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26 November 2018

Opening remarks by Mr. Dante Pesce, Chairperson of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Author: Mr. Dante Pesce, Chairperson of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Under the theme “Business respect for human rights – building on what works”, this year’s Forum will focus on the second pillar of the Guiding Principles: the corporate responsibility to respect human rights... Prevention of negative impac...

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23 November 2018

Danish Institute for Human Rights publishes mapping on women in business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

"Women in business and human rights", 21 Nov 2018...

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22 November 2018

Commentary: European Parliamentarians want to move on human rights due diligence legislation, says ECCJ

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

ECCJ [...] spoke to the Belgian federal parliament’s intergroup on Fair Trade at its annual meeting on 20 November 2018... The intergroup's members expressed interest in further discussions on possible human rights due diligence rules for Belgium.....

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20 November 2018

Commentary: Swiss Federal Council lacks "political will" to legally enforce human rights due diligence in gold supply chain, says academic

Author: Mark Pieth, swissinfo.ch

"Switzerland’s golden opportunity for responsible business", 19 Nov 2018...

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13 November 2018

US businesses have vested interest in fighting rising global authoritarianism — foreign policy must reflect that

Author: Amy Lehr, Center for Strategic and International Studies, in The Hill (USA)

"Fighting for human rights makes both moral and business sense", 10 October 2018...

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2 November 2018

Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling the Trump administration not to weaken transgender rights

Author: Tony Romm, The Washington Post

"Apple, Facebook and Google among 56 businesses telling Trump not to weaken transgender rights", 1 November 2018...

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NGO rejoinder
18 October 2018
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Author: Marcella Fernandes, HuffPost Brasil (Brazil)

“Juristas divulgam manifestos contra e a favor ao candidato à Presidência à frente das pesquisas eleitorais”, 18 de outubro de 2018...

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1 October 2018

UK: Report finds many co's supplying uniforms to the public sector do not report on measures to tackle slavery in supply chains

A new report published by CORE and ICAR on 28 September 2018 finds that few companies supplying uniforms for UK public sector workers, including the armed forces and prison officers, report on what they are doing to tackle slavery in their supply...

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