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25 July 2019

Kenya National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

The Government through the Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice has developed a National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, a comprehensive strategy for protecting against human rights abuses by businesses, whether private...

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23 July 2019

Germany: "Green button" certification launched

On 22 July 2019, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) announced the launch of the introductory phase of the Grüner Knopf ("green button") certifcation - a global certification mark owned by BMZ - along with a call...

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23 July 2019

Interim report on German NAP monitoring outlines methodology incl. questionnaire for 2019 survey

The German National Action Plan (NAP) on business and human rights sets out the expectation for at least 50% of German companies with more than 500 employees to have introduced effective human rights due diligence measures into their business processes...

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22 July 2019

Indonesia: First national study of respect of human rights among 100 listed companies released

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22 July 2019

Draft text of Equator Principles 4 released for consultation; proposed changes include increased focus on human rights

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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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