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Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact
This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...
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Paper assesses impact of US Supreme Court Kiobel decision on transnational litigation of corporate human rights abuses since 2013
Author: Maria Chiara Marullo & Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Universidad Jaume I (Spain)
"Transnational Human Rights Litigations. Kiobel's Touch and Concern: A Test under Construction", 14 Apr 2016...
Oxfam publishes new report on tax avoidance practices of US corporate giants & calls on govt. to ensure firms pay fair share of taxes
On 14 April 2016, Oxfam International published a briefing that discusses how the American tax regime facilitates corporate tax avoidance practices. The report estimates that the 50 biggest U.S. companies have hidden over 1 trillion dollars in overse...
Author: Oliver Balch, Guardian (UK)
"What will happen if the world's biggest companies don't take water seriously?", 13 Apr 2016...
USA: Ford cuts ties with ALEC following revelation of funding relationship; NGOs welcome move citing lobby group's climate change denial
Author: Ed Pilkington, Guardian (UK)
"Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC"...
Author: Rachel Tansey, Open Democracy UK
"Looking back at the corporate circus inside COP21", 12 Jan 2016...
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Ford Motor Company Limited (Company) – Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement for the Financial Years 2015 and 2016
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