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17 January 2017

Business strategies to implement SDGs will enable long-term growth, says report

Author: Business & Sustainable Development Commission

"Better Business, Better World", January 2017...

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17 January 2017

The role of business in implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals - new reports

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18 May 2016

Sri Lanka: Beyonce's Ivy Park line allegedly produced in sweatshop - includes response

British tabloid The Sun accused Ivy Park, Beyonce's activewear label of cheating its workers by paying them the equivalent of $6.17 a day, per WWD, and contrasted the wages to the cost of Ivy Park leggings, which can retail for up to $144. Ivy Park  ...

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17 May 2016

Sri Lanka: Sweatshop ‘slaves’ earning just 44p an hour making ‘empowering’ Beyonce clobber

Author: James Mills, Sun

BEYONCE’S new high street sportswear range for Topshop is made using sweat shop labour earning just £4.30 a day...while Topshop claims it “empowers women through sport”...poverty-stricken seamstresses making some of the clothes in the MAS Holdings ...

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1 February 2010

Global Business Initiative roundtable on business & human rights in Asia (Delhi, Nov 2009)

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Business and Human Rights Roundtable: A focus on South Asia and South East Asia

Author: Global Business Initative

[A] number of themes were raised during the roundtable…When addressing the human rights responsibilities of business – there needs to be a stronger link made to…concerns such as poverty, natural resource use, climate change, conflict and corruption...

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1 June 2009

Report on gender consultation by UN Special Representative John Ruggie - held 29 Jun, New York

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1 June 2009

[PDF] Putting Gender on the Business and Human Rights Agenda - Scoping Paper

Author: Kathryn Dovey, Director of Global Business Initiative on Human Rights and consultant to Realizing Rights

There is currently a marked absence of gender as an area of intervention or reporting or even as a discussion point within the growing field of business and human rights. This scoping paper seeks to address this gap in analysis and action by providing...

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15 August 2008

Marks & Spencer Chooses Sri Lanka To Launch Its Apparel Eco-Factory Concept

Author: Joint Apparel Association Forum

The Garments Without Guilt campaign, launched by Sri Lanka Apparel, focuses on ethically-made clothing--meaning free of child labour, free of sweatshop conditions and free of forced labour--but they know that being ethical goes hand-in-hand with being...

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28 March 2008

New Publication: Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II

Author: Global Compact Office, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Global Compact Office and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights have announced the release of the second edition in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice series. The publication has been produced in the context of the...

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