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11 October 2019

Building Responsibly release guidance notes on Worker Welfare Principles for engineering and construction

On 10 October 2019, Building Responsibly launched Guidance Notes to accompany the Building Responsibly Worker Welfare Principles, published in June 2018. The Principles protect a range of labour rights, covering topics including the rights to safe and...

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20 June 2019

Ecuador: Journalists investigate cases of Chinese companies failing to comply with tax and legal regulations; with company comments

Author: El Universo (Ecuador)

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20 June 2019
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Author: El Universo (厄瓜多尔)

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8 April 2019

UK: Gender pay gap figures show rise in inequality at half of UK co's

Author: Ivana Kottasova, CNN

'The gender pay gap is getting worse at half of UK companies', 5 April 2019...

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5 March 2019

Study on EU Non-financial reporting directive highlights need for clarification of co's legal duty to report on human rights due diligence

On 4 March 2019, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice together with Clean Clothes Campaign published a new qualitative study on human rights reporting under the EU Non-financial reporting directive (NFRD). Drawing on an in-depth analysis of...

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12 February 2019

Canada: Standing Committee report on resource extraction in Latin America recommends Govt. focus development initiatives on root causes of human rights abuses

Author: Report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, House of Commons

"Race to the top: Improving Canada's extractive sector corporate social responsibility strategy to safeguard human rights in Latin America," 31 Jan 2019...

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16 November 2018

IMF research finds women are at higher risk for negative impacts of automation

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15 October 2018

Major news organisations and business leaders withdraw from Saudi investment conference over missing journalist

On October 2, 2018, prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a once royal advisor turned critic, was murdered by Saudi agents in the consultate. Khashoggi's case prompted a...

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31 August 2018

India: Human Rights and Business India network condemns recent attacks on human rights defenders

Author: Human Rights and Business India network (India)

We..condemn the arrests of Arun Ferreira, Gautam Navlakha, Sudha Bharadwaj, Varavara Rao, Vernon Gonsalves, and raids made at the houses of others. The arrested have been advocating and protecting the rights of the most marginalized communities and...

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7 August 2018

USA: DACA recipients accuse employers of citizenship discrimination in hiring process

Author: Alexia Fernández Campbell, Vox

"Some businesses are refusing to hire DACA recipients. They are fighting back."...

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