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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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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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7 March 2018

CIVICUS' new annual report warns about growing role of private sector in governance

Author: CIVICUS (South Africa)

"CIVICUS: State of Civil Society Report 2018 - Year in Review: Top 10 trends", 06 Mar 2018...

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1 March 2018

Adidas Modern Slavery Outreach Programme 2018-2020

In early 2018, Adidas provided an update on its Adidas provided an update on progress against the three stratgic areas of its Modern Slavery Outreach Programme: Modern Slavery Training, Raw Material Sourcing, Cotton Sourcing. It also provided an...

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13 February 2018

Commentary: Climate change and people power

Author: Desiree Llanos-Dee, Inquirer (The Philippines)

Climate change affects everyone on the planet, yet those least responsible bear the brunt of the consequences... [But] people are finding various ways, including legal means, to demand that corporations be held to account for fueling the climate...

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31 January 2018

New paper provides first systematic analysis of UN Special Rapporteur's communications on human rights defenders

Author: Janika Spannagel, Global Public Policy Institute (Germany)

"Chasing Shadows: UN Communications on Human Rights Defenders", 24 January 2018...

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23 January 2018
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Author: Tobias Schwab, Frankfurter Rundschau

Fast fünf Jahre nach dem verheerenden Brand der für Kik produzierenden Textilfabrik Ali Enterprises in Pakistan erhalten Opfer und Hinterbliebene der Katastrophe nun weitere Entschädigungen. Darauf hat sich nach langen Verhandlungen eine Kommission aus...

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18 January 2018
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[O Relatório] documenta a resistência dos grupos de direitos humanos durante um período de crescente repressão e restrições à sociedade civil e oferece informação importante sobre as estratégias que os ativistas estão usando para recuperar o espaço...

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18 January 2018

Norwegian fund to exclude co's over human rights concerns related to shipbreaking practices

Author: Container Management

Norway’s central bank has excluded Evergreen Marine from one of its two sovereign wealth funds, citing the Taiwanese company’s vessel scrapping practices as causing “serious human rights violations and severe environmental damage”......

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18 January 2018
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[El Informe] documenta la resistencia de los grupos de derechos humanos durante un momento de creciente represión y restricciones a la sociedad civil, y ofrece información clave sobre las estrategias que los activistas de primera línea están utilizando...

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