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26 August 2019

Business and Human Rights Network Hong Kong issues briefing note on human rights responsibilities of business enterprises concerning ongoing protests

Author: Business and Human Rights Network Hong Kong

Business and Human Rights Network Hong Kong (Network) is a platform of civil society organisations and individuals committed to promoting business respect for human rights in Hong Kong and mainland China in line with all relevant national, regional and...

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26 August 2019
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El Grupo de Trabajo de las Naciones Unidas sobre empresas y los derechos humanos visitó a Honduras del 19 al 28 de agosto de 2019. La estancia prestó especial atención a la situación de las personas defensoras de derechos humanos y pueblos indígenas en...

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26 August 2019

Netherlands: Agreement on responsible business conduct in the metals sector covers entire metals supply chain

Author: Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER)

'About this Agreement'...

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23 August 2019

Commentary: Business and Human Rights as a Galaxy of Norms

Author: Elise Groulx Diggs, Mitt Regan and Beatrice Parance

In the last several years, there has been an increasing tendency to view the impacts of transnational business operations through the lens of human rights law. A major obstacle to holding companies accountable for the harms that they impose, however...

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22 August 2019
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En el marco del proyecto "Empresas transnacionales y Principios Rectores: hacia mecanismos efectivos para la protección de los Derechos Humanos en América Latina", la ONG Pensamiento y Acción Social realizó una investigación sobre las afectaciones que...

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19 August 2019

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: A Practical Guide

Author: Law Society of England & Wales

We hope our guide on business and human rights will be a useful resource for all practitioners and firms, including those working in specific practice areas of law such as corporate governance, enterprise risk management, reporting and disclosure a...

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18 August 2019

Myanmar: UN report concludes that the Burmese army and its associated businesses are responsible for systemic persecution & violence

Author: Gary Kleiman, Asia Times

"Myanmar military business sketch alerts investors", 14 August 2019...

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16 August 2019

Experts explore key challenges, opportunities & solutions in new era of business and human rights

Author: Article 30 & Institute of Human Rights and Peace Studies, Madihol University

"Navigating a new era of business and human rights", July 2019...

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13 August 2019

American Bar Association unanimously endorses & urges business enterprises to implement framework in "Shared Space Under Pressure"

The American Bar Association (ABA) has unanimously endorsed, and urges business enterprises to implement, the analytical and operational framework set forth in “Shared Space Under Pressure: Business Support for Civic Freedoms and Human Rights Defenders...

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13 August 2019
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Author: Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung

Mit der Veröffentlichung der Fortschrittsberichte legen dieses Jahr erstmals alle Bündnismitglieder öffentlich Rechenschaft darüber ab, was sie tatsächlich im letzten Jahr erreicht haben, um menschenwürdige Arbeitsbedingungen, Umweltschutz und faire...

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