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11 June 2019

Switzerland: Investors call on parliamentarians to support legislation for mandatory human rights due diligence

Author: Ethos

Ethos Foundation and 22 Swiss and foreign institutional investors, who represent assets under management of CHF 395 billion, sent a statement to the members of the lower house... [T]he signatories call on parliamentarians to back the introduction of...

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6 June 2019

List of large businesses & associations that support human rights due diligence regulation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations publicly speaking out in favour of mandatory human rights due diligence regulation and/or endorsing campaigns (non-comprehensive), last updated 13 June 2019...

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6 June 2019

UN Working Group calls on G20 to step up on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Time for the G20 to act on commitments and step up leadership on business and human rights", June 2019...

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3 June 2019

Finland commits to mandatory human rights due diligence at national & EU level

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30 May 2019

Canada: Views from Canadian companies on modern slavery approaches and legisation

Author: Kam Phung, Schulich School of Business; Delaney Greig, Shareholder Association for Research and Education; Simon Lewchuk, World Vision Canada

Each year, over $34 billion of goods imported into Canada are at a high risk of having been produced by child labour or forced labour. Schulich School of Business, Shareholder Association for Research and Education, and World Vision Canada interviewed...

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22 May 2019

National movements for mandatory human rights due diligence in European countries

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Initiatives for mandatory human rights due diligence in Europe (non-exhaustive), last updated 13 June 2019...

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