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4 June 2018

Commentary: Investors & companies should care about human rights in the digital age

Author: Isabel Ebert, A4ID

"Guest post: why investors should care about business and human rights in the digita age," 4 June 2018...

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3 June 2018

Laos: Banana workers sickened by chemicals used on Chinese-owned farms; pregnant workers especially at risk

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Lao Banana Workers Sickened by Chemicals Used on Farms", 30 May 2018...

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Company non-response
16 May 2018

ILVA did not respond

We invited ILVA to respond to concerns about the human rights and environmental impacts of the ILVA steel plant in Taranto. The company did not respond.

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  • This is a non response from the following companies: ILVA Group
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16 May 2018

Italy: Govt. allegedly failed to prevent environmental & health risks associated with ILVA steel plant, argues report; incl. co non-response

On 13 April 2018, Human Rights International Corner (HRIC), FIDH, Unione Forense per la Tutela dei Diritti Umani and Peacelink published a report entitled "The Environmental Disaster and Human Rights Violations of ILVA Steel Plant in Italy". The repor...

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14 May 2018
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Author: Misereor

"Rohstoffe für die Energiewende: Menschenrechtliche und ökologische Verantwortung in einem Zukunftsmarkt", Februar 2018...

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17 April 2018
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Am 2. April veröffentlichte die TagesWoche einen Artikel anlässlich der Beförderung von Novartis Ethik-Chefin Shannon Klinger in die Geschäftsleitung des Unternehmens. Der Artikel äußert zudem Bedenken über die Patentpolitik und Zugang zu Medikamenten,...

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17 April 2018

Novartis responds to concerns raised about the social & environmental impacts of its business practices

On 2 April, the German-Swiss newspaper TagesWoche published an article about Novartis' decision to name Shannon Klinger chief of ethics and compliance and elevate the function to be part of the executive board following concerns raised about its...

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17 April 2018

USA: State of Florida to face youth-led climate lawsuit over permitting & licensing fossil fuel activities

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Article
26 March 2018

Experts submit Joint Summary of Amicus Curiae Briefs to Philippines Human Rights Commission in support of climate change inquiry

Author: CIEL, ClientEarth, Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide, Maastricht Principles Drafting Group, Our Children's Trust, Plan B, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions & the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions, Dr. James Hansen & Dr. Kevin E. Trenberth

"Joint Summary of the Amicus Curiae Briefs", 26 March 2018...

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22 March 2018
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Author: Germanwatch

Germanwatch begrüßt den Aktionsplan der EU-Kommission für ein nachhaltiges Finanzwesen als wichtigen ersten Schritt, sieht diesen aber zu stark auf die grüne Nische fokussiert. Der Aktionsplan wird heute im Rahmen einer Konferenz zum Thema „Financing...

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