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22 May 2018

Blog: What can be done to incentivize private sector to respect and protect civic freedoms?

Author: Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In late April 2018, 68 institutional investor groups that participate in the Investor Alliance for Human Rights called on companies to make commitments to protect human rights defenders... What prompted this group of investors to speak out on this...

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23 April 2018
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Author: CEPAL

“Datos, algoritmos y políticas: la redefinición del mundo digital” – abril de 2018...

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13 April 2018
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Author: ComunicaRSE

“La ONU reconoce desafíos a la hora de articular con el sector privado de cara a los ODS” – 11 de abril de 2018...

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12 April 2018
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Author: Andesco

“Estas son las 360 organizaciones inscritas en el Premio Andesco de Sostenibilidad”...

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9 April 2018

Zimbabwe: HRW report claims child labour & rights abuses rife in tobacco farms

Human Rights Watch recently released a report titled A Bitter Harvest: Child Labour and Human Rights Abuses on Tobacco Farms in Zimbabwe, documenting how children work in hazardous conditions, performing tasks that threaten their health and safety or...

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Article
28 March 2018

"I Defend Rights" project, aimed at shifting narrative on human rights defenders, launched

Author: Norwegian Human Rights Fund & Memria.org (Norway)

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22 March 2018

Commentary: Businesses must put human rights at center of efforts to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Author: Christen Dobson & Phil Bloomer, UNA-UK

"A new bottom line", 19 Mar 2018...

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14 March 2018

Roundtable addresses need for improved corporate governance by investors, CEOs & business networks to end slavery in supply chains; incl. contribution by BHRRC

Author: Joanna Radeke and Tammi L. Coles, Corporate Knights

Slavery remains a disturbing reality of the world's labour markets. In the private sector especially, some 16 million people are enslaved – forced to work in sectors as diverse as agriculture, construction and the cosmetics industry. And while cases...

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14 March 2018

UN CEDAW committee adopts General Recommendation on States' women's rights obligations with climate-related disaster risk reduction

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Report
13 March 2018

Co's not doing enough to ensure gender diversity at senior management level, finds Vigeo Eiris

Author: Vigeo Eiris

Vigeo Eiris reviews the level of female representation at Board and Executive levels for almost 4,000 listed companies worldwide......

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