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Author: International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
On what criteria should investment decisions be made? How should states rank when it comes to non-financial information? What indicators should be used? The objective of the present study is to establish a methodology and classification system that...
Study analyses 21 Natl. Action Plans on business & human rights incl. on content, stakeholder engagement & accountability
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Report condemns lobbying by electronics industry to create loophole in intl. law allowing European countries to export toxic electronic waste
Author: Sandra Laville, The Guardian
"UK worst offender in Europe for electronic waste exports – report", 7 Feb 2019...
UN Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders' global survey highlights role of cos. in attacks in several countries
Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
"World report on the situation of human rights defenders", 17 Dec 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: CEO activism and other positive business initiatives to protect civic freedoms Latest news on human rights defenders Technology and Human Rights: Digital Freedom
- Related companies: Compañia de Minas Buenaventura Formosa Plastics Jiew Kang Jue Pattana Co. Ltd. Minera Yanacocha (joint venture Newmont, Sumitomo & Compañía de Minas Buenaventura) Newmont Sumitomo Group
Fundamental Rights Agency finds that civil society in EU is facing increasing challenges & explores role of business
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report from January 2018 looked into the different types and patterns of challenges that civil society organizations working on human rights face in the European Union. In September 2018, FRA...
Author: Ann O'Loughlin, Irish Examiner
Court told migrant fisherman worked for €2.83 an hour in conditions like 'modern slavery', 22 Nov 2018...
Author: Donegal Now
"Good news for Donegal's Lidl employees as the supermarket giant commits to living wage increase", 12 November 2018...
- Related companies: Lidl
Complaint filed against Irish oil co over alleged failure to ensure it had consent of Western Saharan people; incl. co non-response
On 24 October 2018, the Global Legal Action Network submitted a formal complaint with the Irish National Contact Point against Irish oil company San Leon Energy. The complaint alleges the company failed to ensure it had the consent of the Western...
Author: AFP & L'Express
« Les lanceurs d'alerte, un statut encore fragile », 9 novembre 2018...
- Related in-depth areas: Dernières infos juridiques Dernières infos sur les défenseurs des droits de l'homme
- Related companies: Danske Bank UBS
Unions to file OECD complaint with Dutch NCP against IKEA for allegedly undermining workers' right to organise in the US, Ireland & Portugal; incl. co comments
"Unions accuse IKEA of undermining workers' rights in three markets", 27 September 2018...