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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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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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16 May 2017
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Author: EY

Diese Publikation beschäftigt sich mit der deutschen Umsetzung der sogenannten CSR-Richtlinie der EU1, 2. Diese ist bis Ende dieses Jahres in nationales Recht umzusetzen und verpflichtet bestimmte Unternehmen zur Veröffentlichung von nichtfinanziellen...

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16 May 2017

ESG Integration: How are social issues influencing investment decisions?

Author: Principles for Responsible Investment

Integrating ESG factors into analysis of listed equity investments is the most widespread responsible investment practice in the market today. Recognising that social issues are inherently more qualitative, investors often find it challenging to...

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7 May 2017

Guidance on best practice in ethical recruitment of migrant workers

Author: Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

...The global recruitment industry and its many risks have become a focal point for many companies with extended supply chains. ICCR members challenge companies in their respective sectors to take leadership and become models for their sector peers,...

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3 May 2017

Guidelines to evaluate workers' human rights & labour standards

Author: Global Unions Committee on Workers’ Capital

Global union initiative will elevate the profile of social issues in the investment chain. Investors will be able to properly evaluate company adherence to robust labour standards and responsible employer relations as a result of a new global trade...

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26 April 2017

Renewable energy impacts on communities: Managing investors' risks & responsibilities

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21 April 2017
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“Herramientas para abordar los derechos de los niños en la minería”, 19 de Abril de 2017...

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