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22 November 2018

Commentary: European Parliamentarians want to move on human rights due diligence legislation, says ECCJ

Author: European Coalition for Corporate Justice

ECCJ [...] spoke to the Belgian federal parliament’s intergroup on Fair Trade at its annual meeting on 20 November 2018... The intergroup's members expressed interest in further discussions on possible human rights due diligence rules for Belgium.....

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20 November 2018

Commentary: Swiss Federal Council lacks "political will" to legally enforce human rights due diligence in gold supply chain, says academic

Author: Mark Pieth, swissinfo.ch

"Switzerland’s golden opportunity for responsible business", 19 Nov 2018...

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19 November 2018

DRC: NGOs say Presidential candidate's campaign team includes officials who have run institutions accused of corruption

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7 November 2018

EU: Finance ministers call for strong transparency rules in public & private climate finance

Author: Climate Home News

"EU finance ministers call for transparency in climate finance", 6 Nov 2018...

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6 November 2018

Smith: Government could improve rights to lessen EBA issue

Author: Ben Sokhean, The Phnom Penh Post

6 November 2018...

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5 November 2018

"Historic vote" in EU Parliament calls for stronger due diligence regime for investors

On 5 November 2018, the European Parliament voted to adopt a stronger due diligence regime, and a more robust framework to define sustainability risks when it comes to investments. Groups including NGO Global Witness have called the vote a "historic...

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2 November 2018

Why international brands want Cambodia to meet EU demands

Author: Sharon Waxman & Michael Posner, EU Observer

1 November 2018...

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30 October 2018
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Author: Germanwatch

Durch die Wahl des sich in die Tradition der Militärdiktatur stellenden Jair Bolsonaro zum Präsidenten Brasiliens steht nach Einschätzung der Umwelt- und Entwicklungsorganisation Germanwatch die Menschenrechts- und Klimapolitik des größten Landes...

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30 October 2018

European pension funds call on co's to adopt positions which are in line with goals of the Paris Agreement

Author: Investment & Pensions Europe

"Pension funds challenge European companies on climate lobbying", 29 Oct 2018...

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29 October 2018

Myanmar: Labor orgs call on EU to reconsider trade privileges withdrawal; loss of jobs & factory shutdowns feared

Author: Kyaw Thu & Kyaw Htun Naing, Radio Free Asia

"Myanmar Labor Groups Urge EU Not to Drop Crucial Trade Preferences," 29 October 2018...

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