UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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11 March 2019

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment's commentary on elements paper on business & human rights arbitration

Author: Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

"Business and Human Rights Arbitration"...

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6 March 2019

Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability letter calls for Canada to develop comprehensive mandatory human rights due diligence legislation

Author: Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability (CNCA) welcomes the Government of Canada’s recent commitment to consult on Canadian supply chain legislation... [and] urge[s] you to use this consultation process to develop comprehensive mandatory human...

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5 March 2019

Study on EU Non-financial reporting directive highlights need for clarification of co's legal duty to report on human rights due diligence

On 4 March 2019, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice together with Clean Clothes Campaign published a new qualitative study on human rights reporting under the EU Non-financial reporting directive (NFRD). Drawing on an in-depth analysis of...

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4 March 2019
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Der Roundtable Human Rights in Tourism hat ein frei verfügbares Online-Tool entwickelt, mit dem Reiseveranstalter einen ersten Schritt zur Bestimmung ihrer geschäftsbezogenen Menschenrechtsrisiken unternehmen können. Das Online-Tool soll Tourimusunter...

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2 March 2019

Colombia: Indigenous communities file lawsuit over lack of impact assessment in alteration of environmental license for Cerrejón coal mine; concerned at impact on health of locals

Author: Niall Sargent, Green News (Ireland)

"Legal action in Colombia against ESB coal supplier", 27 Feb 2019...

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2 March 2019

New Book: Business and Human Rights as Law: Towards Justiciability of Rights, Involvement, and Remedy

Author: Yousuf Aftab & Audrey Mocle, Enodo Rights

As the authors explain in the Introduction to this book, the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are transforming corporate responsibility from public relations art to legal science. While the Guiding Principles are soft law,...

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1 March 2019
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Author: Radio Nacional

“MINJUSDH destaca avances del Plan de Acción sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos” – 28 de febrero de 2019...

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1 March 2019

Global Compact Network Germany publishes new guidelines for data collection & calculation of greenhouse gas emissions

'Practical guidelines for data collection and calculation of greenhouse gas emissions from up- and downstream transportation and distribution', 27 February 2019...

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26 February 2019
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Author: REWE Group

'REWE Group veröffentlicht Leitlinie für fairen Handel Fokus auf Menschenrechte und Arbeitsbedingungen in der Lieferkette', 26 Feb 2019...

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26 February 2019

Leading civil society organizations call on Novalpina Capital to address human rights concerns regarding NSO Group's products & services

Author: Amnesty International, R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales, Privacy International, Access Now, Human Rights Watch, Reporters Without Borders & Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights, NYU School of Law and Global Justice Clinic, NYU School of Law

"Open letter to Novalpina Capital, CC: NSO Group, Francisco Partners", 18 Feb 2019...

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