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31 January 2017

NGO raises concerns over certification of Moroccan solar projects in occupied Western Sahara citing intl. law & lack of consultations

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Vigeo Eiris and MASEN to respond to the concerns raised by Western Sahara Resource Watch. Vigeo Eiris' response provided below.  MASEN did not respond.

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11 January 2017

Good practice note on linking human rights & anti-corruption compliance endorsed by UN Global Compact Working Group

Author: UN Global Compact

“Linking Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Compliance: A Good Practice Note endorsed by the United Nations Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group”, 21 December 2016...

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27 December 2016

ASEAN still lacking in rights-based regulations & safety nets to ensure justice for migrants, say NGOs

Author: Achara Ashayagachat, Bangkok Post

Thailand, ASEAN and the Mekong Subregion still do not have decent rights-based regulations and safety nets in place to ensure justice for migrants, say non-government organisations…...

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20 October 2016

Why sustainability standards are important for India’s growth

Author: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he promised that ”good days are coming” for India’s 1.3 billion citizens, and unveiled big plans to deliver economic growth and prosperity, tackle corruption, and improve the country’s...

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2 September 2016
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Author: Centre Suisse de Compétence pour les Droits Humains

« Violations des droits humains par des entreprises transnationales - Normes suisses ayant des incidences extraterritoriales », 16 août 2016...

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1 September 2016

A message to G20 leaders: economic growth and human rights aren’t mutually exclusive

Author: Joshua Rosenzweig, World Economic Forum

Complex global supply chains [...] can frequently lead to human rights abuses in countries with weak regulations and judicial institutions, far away from corporate headquarters... No programme of development can be truly sustainable when states fail to...

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1 September 2016
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Author: Pauline Chambost, Telquel (Maroc)

« Les recettes du CESE pour un État et des entreprises plus responsables », 30 août 2016...

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19 August 2016

EU adopts directive to reduce corporate tax avoidance

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5 July 2016

Revisions to World Bank environmental & social safeguards continue to cause concern among Bank's own Inspection Panel, global civil society

Author: Bretton Woods Project (UK)

"Renewed warnings over World Bank safeguards 'dilution' ", 29 June 2016...

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21 June 2016

RBC, Manulife, Sun Life, CI Financial invest in Textron, producer of banned cluster bombs, says Pax report

Author: Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press

"4 Canadian financial institutions invested in firms that make cluster bombs: report", 16 June 2016...

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