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11 September 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“Las energías renovables tienen problemas graves en derechos humanos" – 7 de agosto de 2018...

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Article
11 September 2018

Europe's largest investor calls on govts to foster private-sector investment in support of the SDGs

Author: Investment & Pensions Europe

"Norway SWF: Governments could help realise sustainable development goals", 7 Sep 2018...

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Story
5 September 2018

Australia: Civil society and business leaders express strong support for Modern Slavery Bill 2018 in open letter to Prime Minister

In an open letter to the Prime Minister, leaders of civil society, business, investors, academics and faith-based organisations have expressed their support for the Modern Slavery Bill 2018, acknowledging the goodwill, time and effort contributed by...

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4 September 2018

German Advisory Council on Global Change recommends Govt. support lawsuits filed by individuals against large-scale emitters

Author: WBGU German Advisory Council on Global Change

"Just & In-Time Climate Policy: Four Initiatives for a Fair Transformation", August 2018 The WBGU recommends that the German Federal Government should support lawsuits filed by individuals against large-scale emitters... [U]p to now, such oppor...

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Article
2 September 2018

Thai Business & Human Rights Network demands effective consultations in NAP process

Author: Thai Business & Human Rights Network

"Thailand: Call on the Government to be sincere and transparent in the drafting process of the National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights: With respect to process and content," 23 August 2018...

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Article
27 August 2018

(Video in Thai) Official statement of the Thai BHR Network on the Draft NAP on BHR

Author: Thai BHR Network

Posted on 23 August 2018 at the Manushya Foundation Facebook page    

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Article
27 August 2018

Open Letter: Concerns regarding the Draft National Action Plan for Business and Human Rights

Author: Various CSOs

To: The Director General of the Rights and Liberties Protection Department, Ministry of Justice, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT) and United Nations Office of the High Commission on Human...

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Article
25 August 2018

Thailand: Groups urge govt to include all stakeholders in drafting the NAP on business & human rights

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation

"Activists ignored in the drafting of rights plan," 24 August 2018...

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Story
24 August 2018

Thailand: Gov't releases final draft of NAP on business & human rights & opens it to public comments

In early 2017, the government of Thailand began a series of consultations in relation to the development of a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights.  The process was spearheaded by the Rights and Liberties Protection Department (RLPD) of...

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Company response
13 August 2018

FIFA statement on the procedures involving the four activists who invaded the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match

FIFA has been closely following the developments in relation to the four activists who entered the pitch at the 2018 FIFA World Cup final match between the French and Croatian national teams and caused a halt to the game....

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