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4 July 2017

EU: Civil society welcomes Non-Financial Reporting Directive's guidelines to clarify expectations towards business

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3 July 2017

Ethical Trading Initiative and Anti-Slavery International publish Base Code Guidance on Modern Slavery

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative and Anti-Slavery International

"Base Code Guidance: Modern Slavery", 3 July 2017...

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3 July 2017

Ethical Trading Initiative publishes Base Code Guidance on Child Labour

Author: Ethical Trading Initiative

"Base Code Guidance: Child Labour", 3 July 2017...

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21 June 2017

New intl. initiative urges companies investing in Iran to go beyond sanctions compliance, manage risk to workers & environment

Author: Iran Business Responsibility project

Companies Investing in Iran Urged to Manage Risks Beyond Sanctions - New Initiative Launched to Foster Responsible Business in Iran, 21 Jun 2017...

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Report
21 June 2017

Occupational health & safety in Iran - new briefing for foreign investors

Author: Iran Business Responsibility project

Briefing #3: Occupational health & safety in Iran...

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Article
13 June 2017

Business contributing to attacks & helping protect defenders is one of most urgent issues in business & human rights, says UN Working Group

Author: UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

"Human rights defenders and civic space –  the business & human rights dimension", Jun 2017...

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Article
13 June 2017

OHCHR response to request from BankTrack for advice regarding the application of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the context of the banking sector

Author: The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) (Switzerland)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has been approached by the non-governmental organisation BankTrack to provide advice regarding the application of certain aspects of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and...

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13 June 2017

The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights offers advice on application of UN Guiding Principles in banking sector

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Article
31 May 2017

Human rights framework for business contributions to the Sustainable Development Goals - Shift

Author: Caroline Rees, Shift

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are setting a new and increasingly accepted basis for companies to stake out a position on how they are responsible and sustainable...yet there is a risk that companies simply repackage what they already do in...

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23 May 2017

KnowTheChain Apparel & Footwear Action Guide on Supply Chain Forced Labour

Following the release of KnowTheChain's apparel & footwear sector benchmark, KnowTheChain has published a guide for the sector with recommended resources and actions to address supply chain forced labour....

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