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Cambodia: Govt. issues an income tax exemptions directive for factories producing textile & garment, footwear and luggage after EC's EBA decision
Author: SoK Chan, Khmer Times
"Government permits tax exemptions on specific goods", 27 March 2020...
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OECD releases statement of concern for defenders facing pressure for submitting cases to its National Contact Points
Author: OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct
"OECD Working Party on Responsible Business Conduct expresses deep concern at alleged incidents of undue pressure on those submitting cases to National Contact Points for Responsible Business Conduct", 13 Mar 2020...
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EU Commission proposes legislation to enshrine commitment to climate-neutrality by 2050 amid criticism over lack of interim 2030 target
On 4 March 2020, the EU Commission presented a proposal to enshrine in lawn the EU's commitment to be climate neutral by 2050, and launched a public consultation on the future European Climate Pact. Environmental activists have criticised the proposal...
Ahead of International Women's Day on 8 March, the EU Commission released its Gender Equality Strategy, outlining actions for the next five years, including, among others, ending gender-based violence, also online, and ensuring equal participation and...
Author: Journal de l'environnement
« Justice environnementale: la balle est au Sénat » 25 février 2020...
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Civil society calls for transparency on companies subjected to EU Regulation on responsible supply of 3TG minerals
Author: 28 civil society organizations
The EU Regulation on the responsible supply of tin, tungsten, tantalum and gold (3TG) from conflict-affected and high-risk areas (CAHRA) is a crucial first step towards supply chains free from human rights abuse. The EU Regulation [...] was approved in...
ECCJ publishes legal brief on minimum provisions EU mandatory due diligence legislation should include
Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)
"EU Model Legislation on Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights and the Environment - ECCJ Legal Brief", 26 February 2020...
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