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Tools and guidance materials to help companies manage their human rights impacts.

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13 December 2019

New handbook looks at role of human rights impact assessments in addressing adverse impacts of business activities

Author: The Danish Institute for Human Rights

"New Handbook offers insights on how to address the impacts of business activities on human rights", 2 Dec 2019...

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29 November 2019

New Action4Justice guide: “What can I do when a business has abused my rights?”

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11 November 2019

Implementation toolkit for the financial sector to address modern slavery

Author: Liechtenstein Initiative for a Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking

"Unlocking Potential: A Blueprint for Mobilizing Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking," 2019...

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30 August 2019

CLT Envirolaw launch company guide on reporting for the EU Directive for Mandatory Sustainability

Author: CLT Envirolaw

"What the EU Directive for Mandatory Sustainability Reporting means for your Company", 2015...

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19 August 2019

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: A Practical Guide

Author: Law Society of England & Wales

We hope our guide on business and human rights will be a useful resource for all practitioners and firms, including those working in specific practice areas of law such as corporate governance, enterprise risk management, reporting and disclosure a...

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13 August 2019

American Bar Association unanimously endorses & urges business enterprises to implement framework in "Shared Space Under Pressure"

The American Bar Association (ABA) has unanimously endorsed, and urges business enterprises to implement, the analytical and operational framework set forth in “Shared Space Under Pressure: Business Support for Civic Freedoms and Human Rights Defenders...

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25 June 2019

Guiding engagement on business and human rights in Syria: The launch of a toolbox for human rights defenders

Author: The Syrian Legal Development Programme

The Syrian conflict saw countless international crimes and human rights abuses, including the use of chemical weapons, torture, forced displacement, indiscriminate and targeted attacks on civilians, and abuse of property rights. Businesses operatin...

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13 June 2019

Global Business Initiative on Human Rights launches portal on successful multistakeholder collaboration on human rights

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Multistakeholder collaboration by business, for business", June 2019...

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15 May 2019

RightsDD: comparative guide to the UK Modern Slavery Act and Australian Modern Slavery Act

Author: RightsDD

"Reporting under the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015) and the Australian Modern Slavery Act (2018): A comparison"...

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8 April 2019

German chemical industry's sustainability initiative releases guide on sustainable supply chains incl. human rights due diligence

Author: Chemie³ - The Sustainability Initiative of the German Chemical Industry

Following the lead of the United Nations, many countries, including Germany, have expanded the demands made on companies in recent years, especially with regard to the impact of corporate activities on sustainable development and along the entire...

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