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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark releases 2018 ranking results on human rights performance of 101 companies

Today (12 November), the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark released the results of its 2018 ranking. The benchmark assesses the human rights policies, processes, and practices of 101 of the world's largest publicly traded companies in three at-risk sec...

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25 September 2018

Climate change & just transition: Draft guide for investor action

Author: Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment

A ‘just transition’ for workers and communities as the world’s economy responds to climate change was included as part of the 2015 Paris Agreement. This guide sets out how investors can pursue the goal of a just transition as part of their core...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark 2018 Progress Report

In 2017, CHRB launched the first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, a landmark assessment of the largest public companies in the agricultural products, apparel and extractives industries. In 2018, CHRB will be releasing the follow up benchmark and...

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14 May 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark launches 2018 Progress Report

A year on from the launch of the first Benchmark, this report focuses on the progress CHRB has made towards achieving its objectives, highlights where improvements can be made and also looks ahead to the next iteration of the benchmark. The report ser...

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3 April 2018

NGO publishes guidance on human rights due diligence in conflict-affected settings for extractives industries

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12 December 2017

New guidance on extractives in National Action Plans on business & human rights

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21 June 2017

Occupational health & safety in Iran - new briefing for foreign investors

Author: Iran Business Responsibility project

Briefing #3: Occupational health & safety in Iran...

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19 April 2017

Checklist to improve respect for children's rights in extractives' security arrangements

Author: UNICEF, Govt. of Canada, Barrick Gold

Children and young people are particularly vulnerable to the impact of security arrangements in the context of extractive activities...children may be recruited and used by private and public security or suffer other human rights violation at the...

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20 March 2017

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark sparks competition among companies to improve

Author: Mara Lemos Stein, Wall Street Journal (USA)

"The Morning Risk Report: A New Tracker for Corporate Human Rights", 20 Mar 2017...

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