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12 February 2019
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Author: Audrey Chabal, Forbes

« Inégalités Salariales : Un Courrier Envoyé Aux Entreprises », 4 février 2019...

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12 February 2019

Papua New Guinea: Human rights impact assessment of Liquefied Natural Gas project provides recommendations on gender, security & conflict

Author: Nora Götzmann, Danish Institute for Human Rights & Nicholas Bainton, Univ. of Queensland

"Papua LNG Human Rights Impact Assessment: Focus on Gender, Security and Conflict", January 2019 ...

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12 February 2019

UN Working Group on use of mercenaries calls for submissions on impacts of private military & security companies on gender (due 28 Feb) & links to extractives (due 15 Mar)

The two calls for contributions are available below in English, French and Spanish: PMSCs & gender (28 Feb) PMSCs & extractive industry (due 15 Mar)

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8 February 2019

New report on corporate disclosure under EU Non-financial Reporting Directive finds co's fail to provide meaningful information about impacts on human rights & environment

The EU Non-financial Reporting Directive which came into effect in 2018 requires large companies and financial corporations to disclose information regarding their impacts on society and environment. Civil society has however criticised that the EU...

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5 February 2019
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Author: L'Institut Danois des Droits de l'Homme

« Les femmes dans le domaine des entreprises et des droits humains », janvier 2019...

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5 February 2019

Finland: Civil society calls on Govt. to explore common EU approach to mandatory human rights due diligence legislation during EU Presidency

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice et al

We, the undersigned NGOs, are calling on the Finnish government to set an ambitious agenda for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) at European Union (EU) level......

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1 February 2019

ABN Amro publishes 2nd human rights report highlighting progress on addressing privacy, discrimination, labour rights & land rights

Author: ABN Amro

"...This second Human Rights Report builds on earlier publications such as the 2015 Human Rights Guide, the 2016 Human Rights Report and the 2017 Update. [ABN AMRO] explain[s] the progress... made over the past two years in addressing salient human...

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30 January 2019

Australia: Companies fall short of hitting goal of 30 per cent women on ASX200 boards

Author: Nick Bonyhady, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'29.7 per cent is not 30 per cent': Companies almost hit gender target", 30 January 2019...

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28 January 2019
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Author: La Jornada Maya (México)

“Mujeres, blanco de acoso sexual en la industria maquiladora”, 28 de enero de 2019...

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28 January 2019
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Author: Portal Minero

Schneider Electric: “Hay que entender que la diversidad en las empresas no es un concepto, sino una realidad que se debe vivir todos los días” – 25 de enero de 2019...

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