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21 February 2019

Asia: Growing adoption of natl. guidelines on responsible business conduct increases pressure on companies

Author: Melissa Chong, Eco-business

"The rising tide of regulations on business and human rights: Could Asia be next?", 13 Feb 2019...

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19 February 2019
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Author: Retail Detail

« Le harcèlement sexuel est largement répandu dans les usines de confection », 18 février 2019...

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16 February 2019

Study calls for norm of free, prior, & informed consent for indigenous peoples be applied to deep sea mining

Author: Julian Aguon & Julie Hunter, Stanford Environmental Law Journal

"Second Wave Due Diligence: The Case for Incorporating Free, Prior, and Informed Consent into the Deep Sea Mining Regulatory Regime", 10 February 2019...

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26 December 2018

Wallis and Futuna: Rejection of seabed mining work welcomed by Pacific NGO body

Author: Radio New Zealand

24 September 2018...

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7 December 2018

Hong Kong Should Use Its Financial Might to Fight Human Trafficking

Author: Tze-wei Ng, Global Policy

…Human trafficking…generates an estimated $150 billion in profit [every year]…and two thirds of…modern-day slaves live in the Asia Pacific region....

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26 November 2018
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Author: MédiaTerre (France)

« L'OIT, l'UE et l'OCDE s'allient en faveur des chaînes d'approvisionnement responsables », 23 novembre 2018...

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20 November 2018
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Author: Ressources Humaines Sans Frontières

« Prévenir le travail forcé par le recrutement équitable »...

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31 October 2018
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Author: Denise Zarour Medang, Sud Quotidien (Sénégal)

"Lutte contre la discrimination de la femme infertile - La Fondation Merck engage neuf Premières Dames D’Afrique", 31 octobre 2018...

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29 October 2018
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Author: Fabien Grasser, Le Quotidien (Luxembourg)

« Belgique : des ONG dénoncent le financement de Socfin par ING », 24 octobre 2018...

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17 October 2018

Commentary: Can Asia (and the UN) hold corporations accountable?

Author: Friends of the Earth Asia Pacific, The Diplomat

[This month] at the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, over 100 countries are negotiating a powerful new treaty that aims to create a binding instrument to hold transnational companies accountable for violations of human and environmental...

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