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24 January 2018

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2018: Spotlight on business & human rights

Over 2500 leaders from business, government, international organizations, civil society and academia have come together in Davos for the World Economic Forum (23-26 January 2018). Under the theme "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World" the aim...

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11 November 2017

Women will have to wait 217 years for pay gap to close, says the World Economic Forum

"It’s going to take more than 200 years to close the workplace equality gap. Here’s why it’s getting worse". 3 November 2017...

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2 November 2017
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright : www.novethic.fr)

Le 3 novembre à 11h44 et 9 secondes. C’est le moment exact à partir duquel les Françaises vont commencer à travailler bénévolement et ce, jusqu'à la fin de l'année, a calculé le collectif Les Glorieuses. En cause : l'écart salarial de 15,8 % entre les...

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29 September 2017
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Author: Jean-Cosme Delaloye, Tribune de Genève (Suisse)

« Le Forum de Davos étudie la parité dans le monde du travail », 22 septembre 2017...

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3 May 2017
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Author: Diario Responsable

“Iberdrola, Acciona y otras 25 compañías reclaman al G20 que exija análisis de riesgos climáticos a las empresas” -24 de abril de 2017...

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28 March 2017

Blog: Shrinking civic freedoms - How does this affect businesses, and what role can they play?

Author: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in World Economic Forum Agenda

"Civil rights are under attack. Here’s why the business world should care", 27 Mar 2017...

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10 February 2017

Only a growing tide of coordinated, peaceful protest will force govs. to tackle inequality, says CIVICUS

Author: Dr Dhananjayan Sriskandarajah, CIVICUS

"We Need a New Social Movement Against Inequality", 1 Feb 2017...

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23 January 2017
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Author: ONU Brasil (Brazil)

“ONU pede que empresários reunidos em Davos defendam direitos humanos”, 18 de janeiro de 2017...

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16 January 2017

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting Davos 2017: Businesses need to use their influence to stand up for human rights

  Years of building pressure in many parts of the world, at least since the global financial crisis, crystallised into dramatic political results during 2016 as public disaffection with the status quo gained traction. At the World Economic Forum Annua...

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13 January 2017

Business actors can be powerful advocates for human rights, top UN human rights official says to business leaders before World Economic Forum

Author: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Davos: Zeid calls on business leaders to stand up for human rights", 13 Jan 2017...

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