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15 October 2018

Coverage of the 4th UN Intergovt. Working Group Session on the proposed Business & Human Rights Treaty

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11 October 2018

Australian NCP concludes ANZ's action not in line with the company's human rights policy in Phnom Penh Sugar case

The Australian National Contact Point (AusNCP) has released its final statement in a case relating to ANZ's financing of Phnom Penh Sugar (PPS), a Cambodian company linked to forcible evictions and other human rights abuses. In its statement, the...

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10 October 2018

Chinese Responsible Investment Overseas Newsletter #5: Conflict-affected & High-Risk Areas

...As the global demand for goods and raw materials continues to grow due in part to economic and income growth, more and more companies have been drawn to operate in or source from resource-rich conflict-affected areas. To many companies, these are u...

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10 October 2018

Weekly Update 10 October 2018 - EU looks to remove Cambodia & Myanmar trade privileges

   Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements. READ THE FULL UPDATE Archive of past Weekly Updates since 2005 Weekly update sign-up

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9 October 2018

Professor John Ruggie provides 'Guiding Principles' for the business & human rights treaty negotiations

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8 October 2018

Colombia: Two relatives of environmental defenders opposed to Hidroituango dam killed

On the last week of September, Julian Areiza a nephew of Rubén Areiza and the son of Juan de Dios Ramírez were shot dead in events that are being investigated by the judiciary.  Both are members of Rios Vivos Movement that has denounced the negative...

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3 October 2018

Weekly Update - 3 October 2018: Amazon workers win pay rise in UK & US

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1 October 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 38 food and beverage companies on efforts to address forced labour in supply chains

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27 September 2018

New Release: Detailed guidance for companies on supporting civic freedoms & human rights defenders

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26 September 2018

Weekly Update - 26 September: NGOs urge Peru's Supreme Court to overturn rights defenders' conviction

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