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16 January 2020
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg et Komala Ramachandra, Human Rights Watch

« Un élan dynamique vers une responsabilité accrue des entreprises », janvier 2020...

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16 January 2020
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Eine am 15. Januar 2020 von Germanwatch und Misereor veröffentlichte Studie dokumentiert Menschenrechtsverletzungen im Agarsektor und analysiert die menschenrechtliche Sorgfalt 15 deutscher Unternehmen. Dabei kommt die Studie zu dem Schluss, dass trotz...

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10 January 2020

Study examines arms trade and corporate legal responsibility for arms exports linked to human rights abuses

Author: Christian Schliemann, Linde Bryk, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

"Arms trade and corporate responsibility: Liability, litigation and legislative reform", November 2019...

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7 January 2020

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: 2019 highlights and opportunities for the New Year

Author: UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

“UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights: December 2019 Newsletter”, December 2019...

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24 December 2019

Database & report highlight the connection between human rights & the SDGs & provide examples of positive business action

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19 December 2019
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Author: 热血时报(香港)

“专访城市大学法律学院副教授Surya Deva 谈企业与人权”, 2019年12月1日...

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17 December 2019

High hopes for mandatory human rights due diligence in 2020

Author: Saskia Wilkes, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The last years have seen momentum behind mandatory human rights due diligence (HRDD) legislation grow rapidly. At the international level there are ongoing efforts to advance due diligence laws under a proposed legally binding UN treaty on business and...

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17 December 2019

Keynote address by John Ruggie at Shift & EU conference

Author: John Ruggie

"Keynote Address by John Ruggie at the Conference 'Business & Human Rights: Towards a Common Agenda for Action'", 2 December 2019...

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17 December 2019
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Author: Harpreet Kaur, 联合国开发计划署工商业与人权专家

... 尽管可持续投资领域已经取得显著进展,但性别平等的实践仍然寥寥无几,或是流于表面。在联合国人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组成员苏里亚·德瓦教授(Surya Deva)教授制定《工商业与人权性别平等指引》之前,《工商业与人权指导原则》都因为缺乏性别视角而备受批评。...

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16 December 2019

Gender: A lens and lever for investment

Author: Harpreet Kaur, UNDP Business & Human Rights Specialist

...While there has been considerable progress vis-a-via sustainable investing, gender continue to be ‘sprinkled’ or considered as a tick-box exercise. Even UNGPs were criticized for a lack of gender perspective, until Gender Guidance to Business and...

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