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UNICEF & GCF launch online due diligence platform for co's to assess potential impacts on children's rights
Author: Unicef & Global Child Forum
The Children's Rights and Business Atlas is an online due diligence platform to facilitate understanding of actual and potential business impact on children. Interactive and data-driven, the Atlas provides an assessment of children’s rights across 195...
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Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights
A new analysis from the Danish Institute of Human Rights shows, that as of November 2018, 21 states have already developed 22 NAPs (the UK has 2) while 11 more states are in the process of developing such plans. In addition, there are 15 states in whi...
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...
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...
- Related in-depth areas: Mitigation
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 ...
- Related in-depth areas: CEO activism and other positive business initiatives to protect civic freedoms Latest news on human rights defenders Positive company initiatives Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
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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...
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...