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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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12 July 2019

Business and Human Rights National Baseline Assessment: Executive Summary

Author: Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University & Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

...This National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights in Ukraine (the NBA) utilizes the methodology developed by the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable. The main purpose of the NBA is...

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12 July 2019

Business and Human Rights National Baseline Assessment: Executive Summary (in Ukrainian)

Author: Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University & Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

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12 July 2019

Ukraine releases its national baseline assessment on business & human rights

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11 July 2019

Business and Human Rights National Baseline Assessment (in Ukrainian)

Author: Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University & Ministry of Justice of Ukraine

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11 July 2019
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Author: 人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组

这份报告有其余五个联合国语言的版本。 人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组在依照人权理事会第 17/4 号和 第 35/7 号决议提交的这份报告中,突出强调了商业活动对妇女和女童不成比例 的差异化影响,拟订了「《工商企业与人权指导原则》性别平等框架」,并针对 31 项指导原则的每一项提出了具体的性别问题指导。无论国家还是工商企业, 在执行《指导原则》时都应考虑本报告及其附件所载的“性别平等框架和性别问 题指导”。

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4 July 2019

Tanzania: RAID report claims Acacia's grievance mechanism "disempowers victims"; includes company's response & RAID's rejoinder

In a recent letter to Acacia's Board, RAID claims that rather than providing relief and compensation, the company's grievance process disempowers victims and subjects them to a humiliating process. It permits the company to act as investigator, judge...

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