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19 December 2019
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Author: 热血时报(香港)

“专访城市大学法律学院副教授Surya Deva 谈企业与人权”, 2019年12月1日...

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17 December 2019

High hopes for mandatory human rights due diligence in 2020

Author: Saskia Wilkes, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The last years have seen momentum behind mandatory human rights due diligence (HRDD) legislation grow rapidly. At the international level there are ongoing efforts to advance due diligence laws under a proposed legally binding UN treaty on business and...

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17 December 2019

Keynote address by John Ruggie at Shift & EU conference

Author: John Ruggie

"Keynote Address by John Ruggie at the Conference 'Business & Human Rights: Towards a Common Agenda for Action'", 2 December 2019...

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17 December 2019
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Author: Harpreet Kaur, 联合国开发计划署工商业与人权专家

... 尽管可持续投资领域已经取得显著进展,但性别平等的实践仍然寥寥无几,或是流于表面。在联合国人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组成员苏里亚·德瓦教授(Surya Deva)教授制定《工商业与人权性别平等指引》之前,《工商业与人权指导原则》都因为缺乏性别视角而备受批评。...

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16 December 2019

Gender: A lens and lever for investment

Author: Harpreet Kaur, UNDP Business & Human Rights Specialist

...While there has been considerable progress vis-a-via sustainable investing, gender continue to be ‘sprinkled’ or considered as a tick-box exercise. Even UNGPs were criticized for a lack of gender perspective, until Gender Guidance to Business and...

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16 December 2019

Middle East & N. Africa: Civil society criticises the evaluation of EU Association Agreements and their impact on socio-economic wellbeing in the region

A coalition of civil society organisations in the Middle East and North Africa have published a statement jointly criticising the evaluation study of six Association Agreements (AAs) between the EU and Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and...

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16 December 2019
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La société civile au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique du Nord a critiqué une étude d’évaluation des accords d’Association (AA) entre l’EU et l’Algeria, l’Égypte, la Jordanie, le Liban, le Maroc et la Tunisie. Décrivant l’approche comme « insatisfaisante »,...

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13 December 2019

France: Report examines whether Duty of Vigilance law incentivises companies to improve human rights reporting

As part of a two-phase study, Shift examined whether the French Duty of Vigilance Law had any influence on the maturity of the companies’ public disclosure, as measured against the expectations of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights ...

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13 December 2019

New company survey & report urges European companies & states to step up efforts to identify & address risks to defenders

Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in holding companies and states accountable for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation. However, defenders are increasingly defamed, harassed and killed for...

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13 December 2019

New handbook looks at role of human rights impact assessments in addressing adverse impacts of business activities

Author: The Danish Institute for Human Rights

"New Handbook offers insights on how to address the impacts of business activities on human rights", 2 Dec 2019...

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