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9 October 2018

Polaris release report: "A Roadmap for Systems and Industries to Prevent and Disrupt Human Trafficking"

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8 October 2018

EU: Paper outlines recommendations to integrate social & environmental considerations in directors' duties

Author: Claire Jeffwitz, Frank Bold

"Redefining directors' duties in the EU to promote long-termism and sustainability", 3 Oct 2018 The purpose of this paper is to explore ways to enhance director duties and corporate governance by explicitly incorporating sustainability factors into...

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8 October 2018

Myanmar: Swedwatch reports inadequate human rights impact assessments in jade extraction operations; Volvo responds

Swedwatch's report, "Overlooked and Undermined: Communities affected by jade mining operations in Myanmar, and the responsibilities of companies providing machinery,"  concludes, among others, that companies providing machinery were not "able to...

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25 September 2018

How local communities are defending community consent in mining, oil & gas projects in southern Africa

Mining companies and governments need to understand and respect the right to free, prior, and informed consent. The lives of activists are on the line. New research shows how more and more communities are finding ways to take action to protect their...

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24 September 2018
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Am 20. September 2018 wurde der Bericht zum UN Länderprüfverfahren Universal Periodic Review (UPR) zu Deutschland vom UN Menschenrechtsrat verabschiedet. Das Verfahren soll die Menschenrechtslage in Mitgliedsstaaten überprüfen, Grundlage dafür sind...

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18 September 2018
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Author: CEPAL

“Hacia una agenda regional de desarrollo social inclusivo: Bases y propuesta inicial” - Septiembre 2018...

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3 September 2018

New book explores governance & management approaches to creating sustainable fashion supply chains, emphasising UNGPs

Author: Sarah Jastram, Anna-Maria Schneider (Eds.)

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28 August 2018

South African Human Rights Commission issues report highly critical of mining sector's impact on socioeconomic development

The South African Human Rights Commission has released a report highly critical of the damage mining in the country is posing for human rights. The report concludes that the "mining sector is riddled with challenges related to land, housing, water, ...

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23 August 2018
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22 August 2018
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