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Requiring due diligence: Reporting

"State of Play: Human Rights within the Political Economies of States – Avenues for Application"
Institute for Human Rights and Business, 1 Apr 2014
See Chapter 3

"Update to John Ruggie's Corporate Law Project: Human Rights Reporting Initiatives"
Shift, Nov 2013
Refers to new/updated regulatory requirements on companies' human rights reporting by Brazil, Colombia, Denmark, European Union, France, India, Norway, South Africa, Sweden, UK, USA. Also refers to stock exchange requirements on social & environmental issues in Brazil, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, USA.

"Non-Financial Reporting"
European Commission, 16 Apr 2013
"The European Commission adopted on 16 April 2013 a proposal for a directive enhancing the transparency of certain large companies on social and environmental matters"
- Shift & John Ruggie submit amendments to proposed European Commission Directive on non-financial reporting to enhance alignment with UN Guiding Principles
  Shift, 8 Oct 2013

"Human Rights Due Diligence - Policy measures for effective implementation"
CIDSE, Sep 2013
See Recommendation 10 on p.10

USA: Diplomatic note cites examples of govt. practices related to business & human rights, 5 Dec 2012 

UK: "Human rights reporting to be mandatory for quoted companies in the UK", Steve Gibbones, Ergon Associates, 26 Oct 2012

Netherlands: ”Contribution by the government of the Netherlands to the renewed EU-strategy for CSR”, Govt. of the Netherlands, Jul 2012

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1 July 2012

[PDF] Contribution by the government of the Netherlands to the renewed EU-strategy for CSR

Author: Govt. of the Netherlands

the Updated OECD Guidelines now also fully reflect the United Nations Guiding...Principles on Business and Human Rights5. With regard to the´remedy-pillar´of the ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ framework for business and human rights, the National...

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5 December 2012

[PDF] Diplomatic note

Author: Permanent Mission of the Unites States of America to the UN in Geneva

This Note is...in response to the...questionnaire from the Working Group, soliciting information on State practices in the sphere of business and human rights...The US government is committed to the GPs, as evidenced...through the integration of human...

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16 April 2013

Non-Financial Reporting [European Commission]

Author: European Commission

The European Commission adopted on 16 April 2013 a proposal for a directive enhancing the transparency of certain large companies on social and environmental matters...The objective is to increase EU companies’ transparency and performance on...

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1 September 2013

[PDF] Human Rights Due Diligence - Policy measures for effective implementation

Author: CIDSE

Human rights due diligence has been receiving greater attention from policymakers, businesses and civil society groups since the adoption of the United Nations (UN) Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework in 2008 and its Guiding Principles on Business ...

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8 October 2013

Shift and John Ruggie Submit Amendments to EC Reporting Directive

Author: Shift

On 16 April 2013, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a Directive on non-financial reporting with the objective of increasing EU companies’ transparency and performance on environmental and social matters. Shift together with its Chair,...

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