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