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18 May 2017

Treaty Alliance calls on constructive States’ participation to enhance protection of affected individuals at 3rd session of UN Intergovt. Working Group on proposed treaty

Author: Treaty Alliance

"We call States to participate actively in upcoming negotiations of the international treaty to ensure protection of human rights from the activities of transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 17 May 2017...

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18 May 2017
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Author: Alliance pour un Traité

« Nous appelons les États à participer activement aux prochaines négociations concernant le traité international visant à assurer la protection des droits humains contre les activités des entreprises transnationales et autres entreprises », 17 mai 2017...

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15 May 2017

UK: Co-op releases modern slavery statement & calls on other companies to help victims back in employment

Author: Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation

"Join us in fight against slavery, says Co-op" 10 May 2017...

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8 March 2017

British consumer co-operative to offer employment for victims of modern slavery

Author: Belfast Telegraph

"Co-op to offer jobs to survivors of modern slavery", 3 March 2017...

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26 February 2017

In-depth interview with William Anderson of adidas: "It is important for brands to have clarity over when and how they will act with respect to HRDs"

Author: Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Jan 2017

Adidas’s release of a dedicated policy on human rights defenders is a great example of a leading corporate practice on human rights defenders. We interviewed William Anderson, Vice President for Social & Environmental Affairs at Adidas, who championed the policy within Adidas. He explains the motivations behind the policy, the process of creating it and how Adidas has been using the policy so far.

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18 November 2016

Myanmar: Former political prisoners use threat of social media and protest to leverage big businesses into compensating workers

Author: Charles Turner, Al Jazeera

"Myanmar: Former prisoners fight for labour rights", 17 Nov 2016...

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15 November 2016

UK: Lego ends advertising with Daily Mail after calls for companies to "Stop Funding Hate"

Author: Ben Kentish, Independent (UK)

Lego will stop advertising its products in the Daily Mail, following a public campaign calling on big companies to drop adverts from newspapers accused of promoting “hatred, discrimination and demonisation”, the company has announced. The Danish firm,...

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Blog post
21 September 2016

Andy Hall’s case shows the best and worst of corporate behaviour on civic freedoms

Author: Phil Bloomer, Executive Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
1 September 2016

Written contribution by Greece

Author: Hellenic Republic Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism Directorate of EU Affairs and International Relations Department of Relations with International Organizations

Safeguarding workers’ labor rights in flexible forms of employment and ensuring the implementation of key provisions that relate to working time limits and in particular those that relate to minimum health and safety requirements in organizing the...

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16 August 2016

Kenya: Equity Group sponsors 64 students from poor backgrounds to top global universities

Author: George Ngigi, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Equity Group sponsors 64 students to top US universities"...

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