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22 July 2019

Consultation on proposed changes to Equator Principles which now include increased focus on human rights open until mid-August

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21 July 2019
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Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (FIP)

“Mínimos para elaborar e implementar con éxito los Planes de Acción en Empresas y DDHH” – 15 de julio de 2019...

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18 July 2019
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Author: Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos (Perú)

 “Desprotección ambiental y social: los derrames petroleros en el Perú, por Bruce Barnaby” – 16 de julio de 2019...

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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference focuses on business role in improving situation of civic freedoms & human rights defenders

ABN AMRO, a leading Dutch bank, organized a conference entitled 'Civic Freedom and Human Rights Defenders: What Is the Role of Business?'. The event was organised in collaboration with the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and International...

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16 July 2019

ABN AMRO's conference highlights importance of civic freedoms & human rights defenders & business role in protection

Author: ABN AMRO

"ABN AMRO gives human rights defenders a platform", Jul 2019...

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16 July 2019

Fast & fair renewable energy: A practical guide for investors

This briefing sets out how investors can help tackle the climate crisis while respecting human rights in a just transition. It is divided into five snapshots, which provide statistics and case studies highlighting key human rights risks and impacts f...

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16 July 2019

World Benchmarking Alliance announces seven systems transformations for benchmarking companies on the SDGs

Author: World Benchmarking Alliance

The global challenges we face, from climate disaster to gender inequality, unsustainable food systems to digital exclusion, are interconnected and affect us all. There is a perfect storm brewing with growing pressure to deliver on the Sustainable...

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15 July 2019

Briefing on Business & Human Rights in Tanzania; covers extractives, agribusiness, & tourism

The Business and Human Rights Tanzania(BHRT), Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance(CHRAGG), and International Peace Information Service(IPIS) have released a briefing presents an overview of present-day business and human rights issues and...

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15 July 2019

Colombia: Business association publishes corporate human rights due diligence guides in English

Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (Colombia)

“Guías Colombia launches its corporate human rights due diligence guides in English” – 8 July 2019...

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15 July 2019

Due diligence tool for companies on respecting indigenous peoples' rights

Author: Birgitte Feiring & Francesca Thornberry, Danish Institute For Human Rights

Based on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and ILO Convention No. 169, this Checklist aligns the principles and rights in these two instruments with the human rights due diligence approach set out in the UN...

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