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4 March 2019

Institute for Human Rights & Business publishes 3 business briefings on migrant workers, relating to accommodation, wages & payslips and trade unions

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4 March 2019

New principles on the right to education & private actors adopted by human rights experts

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.

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28 February 2019

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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18 December 2018
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30 November 2018
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Author: Unicef

Neuer «Children’s Rights and Business Atlas», 29 Nov 2018...

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28 November 2018

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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26 November 2018

New analysis released on National Action Plans on Business & Human Rights from 2013-2018

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...

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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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