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.
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
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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