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11 December 2017

Institute for Human Rights & Business publishes list of top 10 business & human rights issues for 2018

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Marking International Human Rights Day on the 10th of December 2017 IHRB has published its ninth annual list of the Top 10 Business & Human Rights Issues for the coming year....

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8 December 2017
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Author: Amnesty International France

« Base de données de l'ONU des entreprises ayant des activités en relation avec les colonies israéliennes : les ONG se mobilisent », 6 décembre 2017...

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8 December 2017
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Author: Brot für die Welt

Zum Tag der Menschenrechte am 10. Dezember appelliert Brot für die Welt an die künftige Bundesregierung, den Schutz der Menschenrechte zum zentralen Aspekt einer kohärenten Außen- und Wirtschaftspolitik zu machen... Bisher lehnt die Bundesregierung...

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6 December 2017

Blog: How can we ensure access to remedy when decisions are made by machines rather than humans?

Author: Dunstan Allison-Hope, BSR

By vastly improving our analytical capability, artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to address some of humanity’s most pressing challenges, including those relating to healthcare, education, transportation, counter-terrorism, and criminal...

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4 December 2017
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Author: Matthieu Hoffstetter, Bilan (Suisse)

«Le respect des droits de l'homme devient un atout pour le business», 23 novembre 2017...

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4 December 2017
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Author: UPJ

Eine neue Website des Dänischen Institut für Menschenrechte (DIHR) bietet einen umfassenden Überblick über nationale Aktionspläne (NAPs) zu Wirtschaft und Menschenrechten weltweit. NAPs fördern die Umsetzung der Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft und...

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4 December 2017

Poland: Conference on Sustainable Supply Chains highlights measures by Polish cos to address human rights issues

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30 November 2017

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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30 November 2017

Commentary: Corporate human rights infringements: Are remedies effective?

Author: Herbert Smith Freehills, Lexology

Long described as the "forgotten pillar" of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the right to an effective remedy for all victims of human rights abuses received significant attention this week as over 2,000 businesses, government...

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29 November 2017

Commentary: Hardening law & managing multidisciplinary, intl. legal risk - key themes at the UN Forum

Author: Peter Hood & Julianne Hughes-Jennett, Hogan Lovells

This week, the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva brought together representatives of business, government and civil society for three days of open, frank and constructive dialogue.  Three messages came across loud and clear – businesses...

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