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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark releases 2018 ranking results on human rights performance of 101 companies

Today (12 November), the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark released the results of its 2018 ranking. The benchmark assesses the human rights policies, processes, and practices of 101 of the world's largest publicly traded companies in three at-risk sec...

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12 October 2018
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Author: Global Compact Netzwerk Deutschland

Dieser Leitfaden soll deutschen Unternehmen, auch kleineren und mittleren, mit praxisnahen Anleitungen dabei helfen, die Herausforderung anzugehen, effektive menschenrechtliche Beschwerdemechanismen zu gestalten. Mit Beispielen aus der...

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25 September 2018

Climate change & just transition: Draft guide for investor action

Author: Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment

A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement. This guide sets out how investors can pursue the goal of a just transition as part of their core...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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21 August 2018

Commentary: Columbian NAP allowed progress in business and human rights, but requires strengthening in conflict regions

Author: Germán Zarama, RightsasUsual

"The Colombian National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights: from Regional Milestone to Effective Local Implementation", 16 August 2018...

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13 August 2018

Scotland: Human Rights Commission invites submissions to undertake comparative study on development of NAPs in other countries; study to inform Scottish framework

Author: Scottish Human Rights Commission

"Research Tender: Business and Human Rights", 24 July 2018...

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9 July 2018

Guidance on developing effective grievance mechanisms in the banking sector

Author: BankTrack & Oxfam Australia

This paper reviews banks’ responsibilities and provides suggestions and recommendations for how banks can develop and implement effective operational-level grievance mechanisms that will be legitimate, trusted and meet their responsibilities under the...

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28 June 2018

UNICEF launches a global Child Safeguarding Toolkit for Business

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches 2018 Progress Report

A year on from the launch of the first Benchmark, this report focuses on the progress CHRB has made towards achieving its objectives, highlights where improvements can be made and also looks ahead to the next iteration of the benchmark. The report ser...

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