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17 October 2018

UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights "Zero Draft" Negotiations Day 2

Author: ECCJ (Belgium)

[On Tuesday 16 November 2018 in Geneva, during the open-ended intergovernmental working group for the elaboration of a proposed business and human rights treaty, the second day of the fourth session saw:]...

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8 October 2018
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Author: Le Revenu (France) et AFP

« Fiscalité : les Inspecteurs des impôts sans frontières ont recueilli 414 millions de dollars », 4 octobre 2018...

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1 October 2018

Unions to file OECD complaint with Dutch NCP against IKEA for allegedly undermining workers' right to organise in the US, Ireland & Portugal; incl. co comments

Author: Reuters

"Unions accuse IKEA of undermining workers' rights in three markets", 27 September 2018...

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24 September 2018

NGO coalition files OECD complaint with Italian NCP against auditor RINA for allegedly failing to detect safety & labour abuses at Ali Enterprises factory in Pakistan; incl. co response

On 11 September 2018, on the six year anniversary of the fire at the Ali Enterprises textile factory in Karachi, Pakistan, which claimed over 250 lives and left dozens more injured, ECCHR together with an international coalition of seven other human...

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4 September 2018

Brazil: Conectas & union ADERE-MG file OECD complaint accusing 6 companies of forced labour in their supply chains

On 21 August, Conectas and ADERE-MG filed a complaint to to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development accusing Nestlé, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Dunkin Donuts and Illy of failing to ensure that their coffee is sourc...

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24 July 2018

Australia: OECD National Contact Point updates specific instance procedures

The Australian Government Department of Treasury has released updated specific instance procedures to modernise and clarify how the Australian OECD National Contact Point will handle cases....

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20 July 2018
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Der NAP Helpdesk Wirtschaft und Menschenrechte ist ein bei der Agentur für Wirtschaft und Entwicklung angesiedeltes Angebot für Firmen, um Unternehmen und Verbände bei der Umsetzung der Vorgaben aus dem Nationalen Aktionsplan Wirtschaft und...

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12 July 2018

Shell in Nigeria: The Case for New Legal Strategies for Corporate Accountability

Author: Charity Ryerson, Corporate Accountability Lab (USA)

...Shell has subsidiaries across the world...[M]any of the communities in which they operate have been left impoverished and contaminated...In 1996 a Nigerian and a US NGO filed a complaint with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights,...

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2 July 2018

Civil society calls on Responsible Jewellery Council to strengthen standards on responsible sourcing of minerals

The Responsible Jewellery Council, an international industry group committed to the implementation of responsible business practices in jewellery supply chains, is currently reviewing its core certification standard for its members. Ahead of the...

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20 June 2018

Impact of OECD-headquartered companies on human rights defenders

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