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22 May 2019

Commentary: Draft UN legal principles on corporate environmental conduct in conflict areas risk pushback from governments & corporations

Author: Stavros Pantazopoulos, Conflict and Environment Observatory

"New UN legal report addresses the responsibility of states and corporations for environmental damage in conflict", 21 May 2019....

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8 May 2019
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Author: SECO & EDA

Das SECO [Staatssekretariat für Wirtschaft] und das EDA [Eidgenössisches Departement für auswärtige Angelegenheiten] veröffentlichen eine Broschüre über die menschenrechtliche Verantwortung von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen (KMU)....

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6 May 2019

Dutch oil & gas sector failing to abide by OECD guidelines, finds Dutch National Contact Point

At the request of the Dutch government, the Dutch National Contact Point investigated the compliance of the Dutch oil and gas sector with the OECD Guidelines. This is the first time an NCP was asked to carry out a cross sector research and to give...

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29 April 2019

Reuters claims billions' worth of gold smuggled from Africa to the UAE fuels conflict, violates human rights & endangers environment

Author: David Lewis, Ryan McNeill & Zandi Shabalala, Reuters

"Exclusive: Gold worth billions' smuggled out of Africa", 24 April 2019....

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21 April 2019

London Metal Exchange will only allow trading of responsibly sourced metals by 2022

The London Metal Exchange (LME) announced on 23 April 2019 that it will be introducing responsible sourcing standards across all brands, requiring all metals traded on the exchange to be responsibly sourced from 2022 onwards. This announcement came af...

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11 April 2019

Commentary: Challenges with social auditing in garment supply chains

Author: Andrew Britton, Kumi Consulting

12 February 2019...

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5 April 2019

Thun Group of Banks description sets out participating banks' responsibilities & expectations with regard to human rights

Ahead of the Thun Group of Banks' annual meeting in July 2019, you can find a description of the group below. For a report on the group's annual meeting 2018, please see here.

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30 March 2019
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Author: Anand Chandrasekhar, Swissinfo

« Demander des comptes aux firmes suisses à l'étranger : un casse-tête », 29 mars 2019...

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25 March 2019

Arcelor Mittal response

Author: Arcelor Mittal (UK)

Response to the “Joint letter by Civil Society Groups to Companies linked to the supply Chain of Vale”. ...

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13 March 2019
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  [Para ler essa história em inglês, clique aqui]   A Universidade de Nottingham, o Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, o Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos, a Repórter Brasil ...

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