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1 May 2011

[PDF] Investor Statement in Support of the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

Author: 29 institutional investors including APG, Aviva, Boston Common, Calvert, F&C, Henderson, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, NEI, Norges Bank, PGGM, SEIU Master Trust, Storebrand, Co-operative, Triodos, Universities Superannuation Scheme

The undersigned investors express their support for the Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights, published by United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, Professor John Ruggie. This statement is...

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10 June 2011

ILO report released on the World Day Against Child Labour calls for urgent action against hazardous forms of child labour

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10 June 2011

Walt Disney, Ericsson Among Companies With Top Marks for Child Labour Risk Disclosure

Author: Norwegian Government Pension Fund

Walt Disney, Ericsson and Hennes & Mauritz [H&M] were among 9 out of 527 companies to get top marks for managing and reporting on the risks of child labour use and children’s rights violations in their operations and supply chains...Intel,...

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20 July 2011

[PDF] Sector Compliance with NBIM Investor Expectation on Children’s Rights

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

The study shows that performance reporting in regard to social issues in general and child labour in particular is overall low across all sectors. Between sectors the level of compliance with NBIM Investor Expectations on Children’s Rights varied...

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24 August 2011

Scarce water a growing concern for Norway's sovereign fund

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)

Limited access to clean water is a growing risk for an increasing number of the companies the Government Pension Fund Global invests in. The United Nations forecasts that almost half the world’s population will live in areas facing water stress or...

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28 February 2012

Children's Rights and Business Principles Global Release - 12 March 2012, London, UK

Author: UN Global Compact

The Children’s Rights and Business Principles are a set of practical guiding principles for businesses on how to respect and support children’s rights within their business operations. The initiative to develop the Principles was launched in June 2010...

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26 March 2012

Adidas, Nestlé Among Companies With Top Marks for Reporting on Child Labour, Climate or Water Risks

Author: Norges Bank Investment Management

9 companies...received top marks for reporting on social or environmental risks in 2011. More than a third of the companies in the annual evaluation by Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)...scored zero. “Failure to manage social and environmental...

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26 March 2012

PVH, H&M, Adidas, Gildan Activewear, Next & Gap receive "top marks" in child labour risk report

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5 August 2013

The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project - and company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In June 2013, ESCR-Net and the International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC) at NYU School of Law launched... “The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project”. As well as raising specific concerns about POSCO’s activities...

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Company non-response
7 August 2013

Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) did not respond to: "The Price of Steel: Human Rights and Forced Evictions in the POSCO-India Project".

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