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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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Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders (Switzerland)
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Author: Arbeit und Leben DGB/VHS
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Author: European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (EU)
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