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Coalition of NGOs publish preliminary results of research into advancing & strengthening OECD National Contact Point peer review process
Author: Accountability Counsel, OECD Watch, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
"Blog: Are National Contact Points improving through peer review?", Nov 2017...
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Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights
This website is an online “one stop shop” for information regarding the development of National Action Plans (NAPs) on Business and Human Rights. It is managed by the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR).
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Third Plenary Meeting of Montreux Document Forum: New mapping & contract tool offer guidance re human rights & security services
With the creation of the Montreux Document Forum (MDF) in 2014, participants established a platform for tackling their challenges in implementing the Montreux Document. On 27 and 28 April 2017, States, international organisations, and civil society...
Author: Amnesty International, Brot für die Welt – Evangelischer Entwicklungsdienst, Germanwatch, Oxfam
Der UN-Menschenrechtsrat hat 2011 die UN-Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte verabschiedet. Zentraler Bestandteil ist die staatliche Pflicht zum Schutz der Menschenrechte, nach der Staaten Menschen durch geeignete Maßnahmen vor...
Author: Amnesty International, Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service, Germanwatch, Oxfam Germany
In 2011 the UN Human Rights Council adopted the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The central element of these principles is the state obligation to protect human rights. This duty requires that states take appropriate measures to...
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Author: Equitable Origin (USA)
[At] the American Renewable Energy Institute's (AREI)...14th annual American Renewable Energy Day summit in Colorado...Equitable Origin's CEO, Soledad Mills...highlighted key insights from the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre's Investor...
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4 short briefings released for businesses & investors on reporting requirements under UK Modern Slavery Act
The Modern Slavery Act requires companies with a turnover of more than £36m operating in the UK to publish an annual statement setting out what they have done to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains and operations....
Global Partners Digital has published a guide' for tech SMEs, titled How to respect privacy and free expression as a tech SME in Kenya. The guide covers the business case for respecting privacy and free expression for tech SMEs.