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13 November 2018

Peru: Swedwatch report alleges Swedish co's fail to address water-related human rights risks associated with production of agricultural goods

Swedwatch's report To the last drop – Water and human rights impacts of the agro export industry in Ica, Peru: the responsibility of buyers looks at the water-related human rights impacts associated with the large-scale production of fruits and...

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13 November 2018

US businesses have vested interest in fighting rising global authoritarianism — foreign policy must reflect that

Author: Amy Lehr, Center for Strategic and International Studies, in The Hill (USA)

"Fighting for human rights makes both moral and business sense", 10 October 2018...

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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark releases 2018 ranking results on human rights performance of 101 companies

Today (12 November), the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark released the results of its 2018 ranking. The benchmark assesses the human rights policies, processes, and practices of 101 of the world's largest publicly traded companies in three at-risk sec...

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9 November 2018

Tanzania: NGO urges Barrick Gold to address alleged human rights issues at subsidiary's mine ahead of proposed merger with Randgold, company responds

Rights and Accountability in Development has written to top executives at Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources ahead of the merger between the two companies, warning them about human rights abuses at Acacia Mining’s North Mara Gold Mine in Tanzania....

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6 November 2018
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Author: Humberto Cantú y CNDH (México)

"La responsabilidad de las empresas en materia de derechos humanos", 2 de noviembre de 2018...

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6 November 2018
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Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz, FIP

“Gobierno reitera su apoyo a la iniciativa multiactor 'Guías Colombia'” - 30 de octubre de 2018...

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6 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches online consultation on ICT sector methodology (deadline 15 December)

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) has launched an online consultation on methodology for the ICT sector. In 2019, CHRB will benchmark the largest ICT equipment manufacturing companies, assessing their human rights performance, on a pilot...

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6 November 2018
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Author: Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung

Die Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung veröffenlicht anlässlich des 4. Novembers, der das Unterzeichnungsdatum der Europäischen Menschenrechtskonvention (1950) markiert, ihren ersten Menschenrechtsbericht. Darin gibt die Stiftung einen Überblick über eigene...

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6 November 2018

Report evaluating implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights by Norwegian-supported businesses in Tanzania & Mozambique

Author: NORAD

"UNGP, Human Rights and Norwegian Development Cooperation Involving Business"...

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4 November 2018

Counterbalancing disproportionate power: a response to John Ruggie

Author: Harris Gleckman, Open Democracy

…This autumn, Professor John Ruggie,…shared his concerns…that the zero draft has not adequately dealt with ‘scale’ and ‘liability’. ...

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