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20 November 2017
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20 November 2017

EU: Commission to push for 40% quota for women on company boards

Author: Daniel Boffey, The Guardian (UK)

The European commission is to push for a quota for women on company boards to address the slow progress to gender equality in the senior ranks of publicly listed businesses. Under the proposals, companies whose non-executive directors are more than 60...

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20 November 2017
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Author: Südwind

Anlässlich des Runden Tisches zur Schuh- und Bekleidungsbranche im Europäischen Parlament hat die Kampagne Change Your Shoes am Montag einen verbindlichen Einsatz der EU für die Wahrung von Menschen- und Arbeitsrechten in der Schuh- und Lederbranche...

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20 November 2017
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Author: Chloé Juhel, Le courrier de l'Atlas (France)

 « Palestine. Wesam Ahmad : "les entreprises privées ont une responsabilité dans les territoires occupés" », 19 novembre 2017...

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17 November 2017

New brief calls on EU to adopt mandatory corporate human rights due diligence legislation

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

"The EU competence and duty to regulate corporate responsibility to respect Human Rights through mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence", November 2017...

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16 November 2017
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15 November 2017

Commentary: Paradise Papers must compel governments to urgently address corporate secrecy

Author: Tutu Alicante, Euractiv

"Paradise Papers highlight the link between grand-scale corruption and poverty", 14 Nov 2017...

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14 November 2017

EU: Commission launches public consultation on institutional investors & asset managers' duties regarding sustainability, incl. human rights

Author: European Commission

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14 November 2017

EU: Member states agree on five-year renewal period for glyphosate despite warnings of negative health effects

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14 November 2017

EU: New Commission targets for CO2 emissions for cars include some 'leeway'

Author: Peter Teffer, EU Observer

"New Commission CO2 rules for cars include some 'leeway'", 8 November 2017...

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