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Switzerland: Debate intensifies around Initiative for responsible business conduct launched by NGO coalition
In April 2015, a coalition of Swiss civil society organizations launched a public initiative to hold Swiss companies to account for human rights abuses committed abroad. The initiative seeks mandatory human rights due diligence requirements for all Sw...
European Parliament study identifies various difficulties for accessing legal remedies by analysing 35 cases of corporate human rights abuses filed in EU countries
Author: European Parliament, Policy Department for External Relations
"Access to legal remedies for victims of corporate human rights abuses in third countries", Feb 2019...
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Analysis of European legal regulation finds that more must be done to protect the rights of bitcoin users
Author: Andrea Emanuele, universitat wien
The aim of this research will be… to find new approaches which States can use in order to cope with the Bitcoin phenomenon and with the human rights violations associated to it… [A]ttention will be given to three specific human rights: right to privacy...
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UK: A third of European migrants victims of modern slavery practices in the construction industry, survey finds
Author: Anca Alexe, Business Review
"Romanians and other European migrants, victims of “modern slavery” practices in the UK construction industry", 11 April 2018...
Author: Vigeo Eiris
Vigeo Eiris reviews the level of female representation at Board and Executive levels for almost 4,000 listed companies worldwide......