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17 January 2019
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Nach Angaben der Internationalen Arbeitsorganisation (ILO) müssen weltweit schätzungsweise 152 Millionen Kinder - fast jedes zehnte Kind - im Alter zwischen fünf und siebzehn Jahren arbeiten, obwohl zahlreiche internationale Verträge wie die UN-Kinder...

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16 January 2019

Businesses cannot thrive without civic freedoms & accountable governance

Author: Bennet Freeman, Mauricio Lazala & Michael Ineichen in World Economic Forum's Agenda

"Why businesses are nothing without strong human rights", 16 Jan 2019...

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16 January 2019
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Author: Centro de Administração e Políticas Públicas do Instituto Superior de Ciências Sociais e Políticas da Universidade de Lisboa em parceria com a Direção-Geral das Atividades Económicas do Ministério da Economia (Portugal)

"Resultados do 1º Inquérito Nacional sobre Conduta Empresarial Responsável e Direitos Humanos", dezembro de 2018...

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15 January 2019

Analysis of human rights disclosure of Canadian mining companies reveals need for more information re stakeholder engagement & challenges

Author: Erika Piquero, Shift

"Human rights reporting in the Canadian mining sector: Maturity trends and insights," 15 Jan 2019...

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15 January 2019

Dutch development bank publishes its first human rights progress report

Author: FMO (The Netherlands)

"Human Rights: An integral part of our investment approach - Human rights progress report", 18 Dec 2019...

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15 January 2019

Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector to the Sustainable Development Goals: Draft Atlas for Consultation

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, Equitable Origin and the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network have published, “Mapping the Renewable Energy Sector: An Atlas,” a...

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Article
14 January 2019

Briefing for Liechtenstein Initiative explores opportunities to strengthen financial sector action against modern slavery & human trafficking

Author: David Kovick & Rachel Davis, Shift

'Tackeling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking at scale through financial sector leverage', Jan 2019...

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14 January 2019

USA: Investors file resolutions with companies at risk for human rights violations due to govt. contracts related to immigration

In December 2018, investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility launched a corporate campaign focused on a group of six companies across the private prison, e-commerce, banking and defense sectors, deemed at risk for human...

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11 January 2019

Commentary: Implications of Zero Draft treaty on business & human rights for construction sector

Author: Dentons, on JD Supra

"Time for construction to step up to its human rights responsibilities?", 8 Jan 2019...

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10 January 2019

New report presents evidence-based economic arguments for co. to promote human rights

Author: ICAR, Frank Bold & BHR Young Researchers Summit

'Good Business: The Economic Case for Protecting Human Rights', 20 Dec 2018...

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