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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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16 June 2017

USA: 30 large law firms pledge to test rule requiring 30% of their leadership candidates to be minorities & women

Author: Debra Cassens Weiss, American Bar Association Journal

"Law firms test 'Mansfield rule' to promote more women and minorities into leadership roles", 12 Jun 2017...

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22 December 2016

Report analyses how 37 countries' regulatory frameworks on advertising & marketing impact children's rights

Author: DLA Piper (commissioned by UNICEF)

UNICEF is committed to helping companies and governments adopt best practice in relation to all aspects of children’s rights. This includes both the ways in which products and services are marketed and advertised to children and the use of children in...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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1 July 2016

Australia: Law firms increase number of women in equity partner positions, study finds

Author: Chris Merritt, Australian

"Firms push ahead with female equity partnerships", 1 Jul 2016...

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10 December 2015

Safe and enabling operating environment is important for both human rights defenders and businesses, says ISHR's director

Author: Phil Lynch, Director, International Service for Human Rights

"Business and human rights defenders: A safe and enabling operating environment for all", 10 Dec 2015...

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26 November 2015

Phil Lynch of Intl. Service for Human Rights explains how responsible businesses can help protect human rights defenders

Author: Phil Lynch, International Service for Human Rights

"Business and human rights defenders: A safe and enabling operating environment for all", 16 Nov 2015...

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19 November 2015

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers

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15 April 2015

USA: Georgetown U. Law Center & two large law firms launching nonprofit law firm to serve low income people

Author: Susan Beck, AmLaw Daily

"Georgetown Pairs Up With DLA Piper, Arent Fox to Open Low Bono Firm", 12 Apr 2015...

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1 January 2015

Death toll among Qatar’s 2022 World Cup workers revealed

Author: The Guardian

"Death toll among Qatar’s 2022 World Cup workers revealed", 23 Dec 2014...

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