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28 August 2015

Companies’ rigorous reporting would empower victims of human rights abuses in building case against firms, says academic

Author: Dr. Anil Yilmaz Vastardis, Univ. of Brighton, on Univ. of Essex Human Rights Centre Blogs

"The Impact of enhanced corporate transparency on access to remedy for victims of corporate human rights abuses: Some reflections on the decision of the US Court in the Exxon Mobil case", 27 aug 2015...

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23 September 2015

Myanmar: MCRB, IHRB & DIHR launch impact assessment of information, communications technology sector

Author: Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Danish Institute for Human Rights

“As Technologies transform Myanmar, Online and Offline Human Rights Need Protection”, 24 Sept 2015...

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15 October 2015

Doing business in conflict-affected countries

Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum (UN Global Compact & Verisk Maplecroft)

This page presents an introduction to and analysis of the dilemma. It does so through the integration of real-world scenarios and case studies, examination of emerging economy contexts and exploration of the specific business risks posed by the...

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3 November 2015

3 ways business can help achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Hannah Gould, Guardian (UK)

"Three things we learned about how business can help achieve SDGs", 30 Oct 2015...

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10 November 2015

Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) ranks 100 brands on environmental supply chain performance in China

On October 22, 2015, the Corporate Information Transparency Index (CITI) released its ranking of 100 brands on their environmental supply chain performance in China. 

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24 February 2016

Video explains how to identify salient human rights issues for companies

Author: Produced by Mike Baab for Shift

This short introductory video explains a key concept of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework: salient human rights issues. [Refers to actions by Anglo American, Ericsson, Unilever]

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13 April 2016

Ericsson publishes sustainability & corporate responsibility report in line with UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

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12 May 2016
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Author: Farid Farah, Maghreb Emergent (Algérie)

« Les TIC sont le moteur du développement durable, selon un rapport d’Ericsson », 7 mai 2016...

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7 August 2016

Ericsson India extends paid maternity leaves to 26 weeks

Author: Namrata Singh, Times News Network

In order to provide adequate support helping balance employees' role as parents along with their work commitments, Ericsson India has extended paid maternity leaves to 26 weeks. The company said it will also offer the same benefits in case of adoption...

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1 September 2016

Shift reflects on progress & challenges 5 years since UN Guiding Principles

Author: Caroline Rees & Rachel Davis, Shift

"Where We're At: Taking Stock of Progress on Business and Human Rights," Aug 2016...

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