Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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10 December 2018
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  "...Declaração, nosso documento mais relevante. O mundo, ainda em choque com os horrores da Segunda Guerra Mundial, produziu a Declaração Universal dos Direitos Humanos para tentar evitar que esses horrores se repetissem. De certa forma, com o mesmo...

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Company response
10 December 2018
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Author: Anglo American, adidas, Unilever, ABN-AMRO, Investor Alliance for Human Rights, Leber Jeweller, Domini, Primark

“Apoyando las libertades cívicas, las personas defensoras de los derechos humanos y el respeto por el estado de derecho” -10 de diciembre de 2018...

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Story
30 November 2018

Access Now report identifies human rights risks posed by AI & recommends companies conduct human rights due diligence & provide transparency

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Article
26 November 2018

Opening remarks by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights highlight concern about attacks on human rights defenders

Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet

The Universal Declaration calls on “every individual and every organ of society” to strive to promote respect for human rights. Business enterprises are one such organ of society, and they play a particularly important role -- not only in respecting...

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Article
12 November 2018
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Author: Amnesty International (France)

« Le Sommet mondial se conclut par de nouveaux engagements en faveur de la protection des défenseur/e/s des droits humains », 31 octobre 2018...

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Article
30 October 2018

Commentary: Global Network Initiative has contributed to improvements in ICT companies' respect for human rights over the past 10 years

Author: Michael Samway, Medium

"GNI: A Journey of Trust and Making Common Cause" 16 October 2018...

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Article
30 September 2018

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) publishes policy on human rights defenders

Author: Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

"RSPO Policy on Human Rights Defenders, Whistleblowers, Complainants and Community Spokespersons", 24 Sep 2018...

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Report
29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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Story
22 May 2018

Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking, UN Global Compact & RESPECT initiative launch interactive map of anti-trafficking organisations

The Global Business Coalition Against Human Trafficking (GBCAT), United Nations Global Compact and the RESPECT Initiative (comprised of the Global Initiative, Babson College's Initiative on Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, and IOM) have launched...

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20 March 2018

USA: Bayer allegedly failing to respect int'l human rights standards by financially supporting Sean Hannity Show through advertising, inc. company response

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