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14 May 2019

Dutch Senate votes to adopt child labour due diligence law

On 7 February 2017, the lower house of the Dutch Parliament adopted a law introducing a duty of care to prevent child labour. As currently drafted, the “Child Labour Due Diligence Law”, would require companies selling goods and services to Dutch end...

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7 May 2019

Commentary: Blockchain technology cannot guarantee conflict-free minerals

Author: Fritz Brugger, African Arguments

"Blockchain is great, but it can't solve everything. Take conflict minerals.", 23 April 2019....

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6 May 2019

NGOs urge EU Commission & member states to implement conflict minerals regulation properly

Author: SOMO & 12 others

 "European Commission urged to implement Regulation on ‘conflict minerals’ properly", 26 April 2019...

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21 April 2019

London Metal Exchange will only allow trading of responsibly sourced metals by 2022

The London Metal Exchange (LME) announced on 23 April 2019 that it will be introducing responsible sourcing standards across all brands, requiring all metals traded on the exchange to be responsibly sourced from 2022 onwards. This announcement came af...

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26 March 2019

Investors representing $1.3 trillion call on govts to make human rights due diligence mandatory throughout investment lifecycle

On 25 March 2019, the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (IAHR) on behalf of a group of investors representing $1.3 trillion in assets called for enhanced investor due diligence to address environmental, social and governance risks, including human...

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20 March 2019
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Author: Center for Economic and Social Rights

“Organizaciones de derechos humanos y justicia fiscal llaman a Estados a reformar tributación a multinacionales”, 14 de marzo de 2019...

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13 March 2019
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  [Para ler essa história em inglês, clique aqui]   A Universidade de Nottingham, o Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, o Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos, a Repórter Brasil ...

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13 March 2019

Brazil-UK: Forced labour, due diligence & beef and timber supply chains research results, includes outreach to companies

[To read this story in Portuguese, click here] The University of Nottingham, BRICS Policy Centre, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Reporter Brasil and Core Coalition, with the support of the British Academy, have conducted a research on th...

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9 March 2019

Australia: OECD National Contact Point reforms include independent examiner & advisory board

The the Australian Treasury, prompted by civil society, announced major reforms concerning the National Contact Point (NCP) including a commitment to establish a new independent examiner to investigate complaints made against companies under the OECD...

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14 February 2019
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch

'Eine glänzende Gelegenheit für den Goldsektor', 4 Feb 2019...

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