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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.
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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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…...
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...
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...
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...
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...