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1 June 2020

Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise releases statement on COVID-19 & human rights due diligence

Author: Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE)

The Government of Canada and the Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise (CORE) remain committed to our duty in protecting human rights throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and will support enterprises operating abroad in their responsibility ...

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26 May 2020
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Cette histoire contient les commentaires de la direction de Téléperformance.

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25 May 2020

USA: Indigenous women file OECD Specific Instance against Credit Suisse for rights violations regarding pipeline financing; Credit Suisse responds

On January 30, 2020, Divest Invest Protect, Women’s Earth and Climate Action Network (WECAN) International, and Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy (IPLP) Program at the University of Arizona filed an OECD Guidelines complaint with the US National...

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19 May 2020

Intl. coalition of labour unions files complaint against McDonald's at OECD over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide

Author: Anna Jean Kaiser, The Guardian

"McDonald's accused over 'systemic sexual harassment' of employees worldwide", 18 May 2020...

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19 May 2020

Investor Toolkit on Human Rights provides guidance for investors on how to address risks to people & respect human rights in investments

The Investor Alliance for Human Rights has published an Investor Toolkit on Human Rights (with Executive Summary) for asset owners and managers to address risks to people posed by their investments. The toolkit explains that investors have a...

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18 May 2020

Labour groups 'disappointed' as German National Contact Point closed case against Adidas over alleged abuses at Indonesian supplier

In July 2012, 1300 workers at the Panarub Dwikarya Benoa (PDK) factory in Indonesia who went on strike to protest poor working conditions were dismissed. A 2016 ILO report affirmed that the situation at the factory constituted a violation of...

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18 May 2020

Over 30 organisations sign joint statements calling on govts, businesses & investors to respond to COVID-19 environmental & human rights risks

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13 May 2020

Global civil society calls for support of artisanal mining communities in the wake of COVID-19

Over 70 global civil society organizations and community-based associations are calling governments, financial institutions, international organizations and private sector actors to support artisanal mining communities in the wake of the COVID-19...

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24 April 2020

OECD briefing on building responsible business conduct approach into govt. & business responses to COVID-19

Author: OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct

'COVID-19 and Responsible Business Conduct', 16 April 2020...

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21 April 2020

Paper on responsible disengagement from business relationships during COVID-19

Author: SOMO, ECCHR, PAX

"Corona crisis lays bare the need for responsible conduct in dealing with business relationships", 20 April 2020...

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