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Novartis responds to concerns raised about the social & environmental impacts of its business practices
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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
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Open letter calls on EU Commission to include human rights expertise in technical expert group on sustainable finance; BHRRC among signatories
Author: Members of the European Parliament, Civil society organisations, Independent experts, Trade unions
We, the undersigned Members of the European Parliament, civil society organisations, trade unions and independent experts, welcome the Commission’s ambitious Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth (Action Plan)......
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Author: Paul Mougeolle, La Revue des Droits de l'Homme
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