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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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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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11 February 2018

Business ethics & human rights: An overview

Author: George G. Brenkert

"Business Ethics and Human Rights: An Overview," 7 April 2016...

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11 February 2018

Corporations & human rights obligations

Author: Denis G. Arnold

"Corporations and Human Rights Obligations," 21 April 2016...

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24 November 2017

Commentary: Why the business & human rights community needs to engage with the SDGs

Author: Uwe Gneiting, Cathrine Bloch Veiberg & Amol Mehra, Business and Human Rights Journal

[B]usiness’ elevated position within the 2030 Agenda represents both a potential opportunity and a challenge: an opportunity as it brings into the spotlight the actions and impact of business and creates openings for a renewed push of making the human...

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23 November 2017

Business responsibilities for human rights: A commentary on Arnold

Author: Nien-hê Hsieh

"Business Responsibilities for Human Rights: A Commentary on Arnold," 1 August 2017...

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13 November 2017

Commentary: Climate policies should address gendered impacts of climate change including effects on women's health

Author: Hwei Mian Lim, ARROW, OpenGlobalRights

"Climate Change Exacerbates Gender Inequality, Putting Women's Health at Risk", 6 Nov 2017...

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2 October 2017

Australia: Resolution on human rights to be voted on at Woolworths' Annual General Meeting

Author: Eli Greenblat, The Australian

"Social activists hijack Woolworths", 26 September 2017...

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27 September 2017

Integrating human rights into Paris Rule Book essential for effective implementation of Agreement, says new report

Author: Sébastien Duyck & Erika Lennon (Center for International Environmental Law), Lakpa Nuri Sherpa (Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact), Tonya Rawe (CARE), Anabella Rosemberg (International Trade Union Confederation), Kathrin Wessendorf & Lærke Marie Lund Petersen (International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs), Monica Camacho (Rainforest Foundation Norway) & Juliana Vélez Uribe (WEDO)

"Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights," 27 September 2017...

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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