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9 May 2019

Corporate compliance with EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive lowest for human rights, study on co's in Germany, Sweden & Austria finds

Author: iPoint

[A] new baseline study [...] evaluates corporate compliance with the new EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) [...] for 2017 and 2018, focusing on companies in Germany, Sweden, and Austria......

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25 March 2019
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Author: NVI Noticias (México)

“Pese a estela de corrupción y violaciones a los derechos humanos, anuncian nuevo parque eólico”, 21 de marzo de 2019...

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Article
11 February 2019

Global Compact Network Germany publishes 2018 Report on Peer Learning Group

Author: Global Compact Network Germany

'Business & Human Rights DGCN Peer Learning Group - Report 2018', 5 Feb 2019...

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30 January 2019
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Anlässlich der Hauptversammlung der Siemens AG am 30.01.2019 kritisierte der Dachverband der Kritischen Aktionärinnen und Aktionäre in einem Gegenantrag unzureichendes Engagement für den Schutz der Menschenrechte und des Klimas bei einer Reihe von...

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Company response
29 January 2019
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Author: Siemens

[Z]um heutigen Tage [werden wir] zunächst eine allgemeine Stellungnahme zu dem jüngsten Schreiben des Dachverbands kritischer Aktionäre zusenden. Dies geschieht vor dem Hintergrund, dass wir der Debatte am Tag der Hauptversammlung, am 30. Januar 2019,...

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Article
21 January 2019

Four main lessons for engaging businesses in support of civic freedoms & defenders

Author: Mauricio Lazala & Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in OXFAM Views & Voices

"Should companies act when civic freedoms are under attack?", 21 Jan 2018...

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16 January 2019

Businesses cannot thrive without civic freedoms & accountable governance

Author: Bennet Freeman, Mauricio Lazala & Michael Ineichen in World Economic Forum's Agenda

"Why businesses are nothing without strong human rights", 16 Jan 2019...

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Company response
23 October 2018

Siemens responded

Our CEO has decided to withdraw from the FII conference.  He has outlined his reasons in the following blog: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/decision-make-what-really-matters-joe-kaeser/

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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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11 September 2018

Germany: Siemens urges employees to speak out against xenophobia & discrimination following protests; co. says principles are vital for business

Author: Ivana Kottasová, CNN Money

"Siemens warns of dangers of xenophobia after violent protests in Germany", 5 Sep 2018...

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