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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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14 February 2019
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Author: Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch, dans Le Temps (Suisse)

"L’initiative « Multinationales responsables », une occasion en or pour le secteur aurifère", 12 février 2019...

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13 February 2019

Switzerland: Council of States to decide on binding human rights protection for Swiss co. & their supply chains

Author: Juliane Kippenberg, Human Rights Watch

'A brilliant opportunity for the gold sector', 12 Feb 2019...

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13 January 2019

UN special rapporteur calls on businesses to respect women human rights defenders

Author: Michel Forst, UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

"Situation of women human rights defenders: Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders", 10 Jan 2019 [T]he present report is based on numerous discussions that the Special Rapporteur has had with women human right...

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