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Commentary on sport & human rights highlights need for a focus on major sporting events & day-to-day practice by grassroots players
Author: Steve Gibbon, Ergon Associates
Much of what has been written and said about sport in the world of business and human rights has tended to focus on Mega Sporting Events, in particular [...] the Olympic and Paralympic games in Beijing, London Rio, the Winter games in Sochi and FIFA...
Author: European Union
Following the 2017 Forum on Business and Human Rights focussing on “Realizing Access to Effective Remedy”*, the European Union is pleased to participate in the 2018 Forum on Business and Human Rights on 26-28 November 2018 with the central theme cho...
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Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights
With the adoption of the 2030 Agenda, the world’s leaders have indicated a global pathway for transformative change in which business has a key role to play. However, business actions on the Sustainable Development Goals sometimes remain disconnecte...
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FIFA published the second report of its Human Rights Advisory Board, a group of eight independent experts from the United Nations, trade unions, civil society and FIFA sponsors who provide advice and recommendations to FIFA on how to strengthen the...
Hermes' human rights report lays out how co has integrated human rights due diligence into its business
Author: Hermes UK
"Embedding Respect and Dignity throughout our operartions", Oct 2018...
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UK: Co's may be required to reveal ethnicity pay gap under govt. plans to assess whether mandatory reporting will help minorities at work
Author: BBC News
"Ethnicity pay gap: Firms may be forced to reveal figures", 11 Oct 2018...
Author: Spiegel Online
"Triebwerksbauer MTU warnt vor 'populistischen Kräften'", 10 Oktober 2018...
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Germany: Siemens urges employees to speak out against xenophobia & discrimination following protests; co. says principles are vital for business
Author: Ivana Kottasová, CNN Money
"Siemens warns of dangers of xenophobia after violent protests in Germany", 5 Sep 2018...
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