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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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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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5 March 2018
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Author: La Vanguardia (España)

 “Endesa: "Las empresas, o son sostenibles en el tiempo, o no perdurarán"”, 27 de febrero de 2018...

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27 February 2018

EU climate foreign policy statement highlights human rights, gender equality, role of local communities & non-state actors, incl. private sector

Author: Council of the European Union

"Council Conclusions on Climate Diplomacy", 26 February 2018...

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20 February 2018

Danish Institute of Human Rights launches two projects focused on taking a gender-sensitive approach to business & human rights

Author: Danish Institute for Human Rights

[I]n 2018 the Danish Instiute for Human Rights will be working on two projects focusing on taking a gender-sensitive approach to business and human rights, in particular with the view to increasing attention to the rights of women and girls....

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5 February 2018

Achieving SDGs will require business action to protect land rights & increase transparency of global supply chains

Author: Valdehl Shah, Eco-Business

"The world will fail to achieve the SDGs—here’s how business can fix that," 5 February 2018...

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5 February 2018
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Author: La Vanguardia (España)

“Panamá, primer país de Latinoamérica en la coalición sobre igualdad salarial”, 30 de enero de 2018...

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