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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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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...
- Related in-depth areas: UN Guiding Principles
"Reporting under the UK Modern Slavery Act (2015) and the Australian Modern Slavery Act (2018): A comparison"...
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...
Author: Ana Maria Ovejero
"The Role of the Lawyer in Implementing the Ruggie Principles: 8 Good Practices For Corporate Lawyers", Mar 2019...
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New report with key elements for companies to navigate changing business & human rights legal landscape
Author: Global Business Initiative & Clifford Chance
"Business and Human Rights: Navigating a Changing Legal Landscape", Mar 2019...
Author: Catie Shavin, Independent Advisor & Anna Triponel, Triponel Consulting
"Leading and Emerging Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for firms implementing the UN Guiding Principles", Mar 2019...
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On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.
Comments by Organizations of the NGO Mining Working Group at the UN to The Intergovt. Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights regarding The Elements for the Draft Legally Binding Treaty
Author: NGO Mining Working Group at the UN
The NGO Mining Working Group welcomes the opportunity to submit this input on the elements of the Draft Legally Binding Treaty and reiterates comments and acts in solidarity with NGO’s that have contributed to the formulation of the Zero Draft... ...
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