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20 October 2016

Why sustainability standards are important for India’s growth

Author: Vaidehi Shah, Eco-Business

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power in 2014, he promised that ”good days are coming” for India’s 1.3 billion citizens, and unveiled big plans to deliver economic growth and prosperity, tackle corruption, and improve the country’s...

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2 September 2016
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Author: Centre Suisse de Compétence pour les Droits Humains

« Violations des droits humains par des entreprises transnationales - Normes suisses ayant des incidences extraterritoriales », 16 août 2016...

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1 September 2016

A message to G20 leaders: economic growth and human rights aren’t mutually exclusive

Author: Joshua Rosenzweig, World Economic Forum

Complex global supply chains [...] can frequently lead to human rights abuses in countries with weak regulations and judicial institutions, far away from corporate headquarters... No programme of development can be truly sustainable when states fail...

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1 September 2016
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Author: Pauline Chambost, Telquel (Maroc)

« Les recettes du CESE pour un État et des entreprises plus responsables », 30 août 2016...

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19 August 2016

EU adopts directive to reduce corporate tax avoidance

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5 July 2016

Revisions to World Bank environmental & social safeguards continue to cause concern among Bank's own Inspection Panel, global civil society

Author: Bretton Woods Project (UK)

"Renewed warnings over World Bank safeguards 'dilution' ", 29 June 2016...

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21 June 2016

RBC, Manulife, Sun Life, CI Financial invest in Textron, producer of banned cluster bombs, says Pax report

Author: Mike Blanchfield, Canadian Press

"4 Canadian financial institutions invested in firms that make cluster bombs: report", 16 June 2016...

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9 May 2016

Cambodia: NGOs oppose Mitr Phol’s re-admission to sugar industry group Bonsucro citing failure to address rights abuses; Mitr Phol & Bonsucro respond

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27 April 2016

Malaysia Human Rights Commission says it has no mandate to investigate Laos dam; issues recommendations to govt. & Mega First on rights impacts of operating abroad

Author: EarthRights International & International Rivers

"Human Rights Commission Report Highlights Lack of Accountability in Don Sahong Dam Project"...

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12 April 2016

Stakeholders demand higher compliance standards for corporate human rights performance

Author: Isobel O'Connell, National (UAE)

"Why companies should talk about human rights", 7 Apr 2016...

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