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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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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...
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...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers
Author: Chris Merritt, Australian
"Firms push ahead with female equity partnerships", 1 Jul 2016...
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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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...
USA: Corporate Equality Index scores show improvement of measures taken by companies for LGBT workers
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...
Author: The Guardian
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