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9 October 2018

EU to launch withdrawal process of trade preferences in Cambodia over rights concerns & warns Myanmar of potential similar action

The EU is launching the process to end Cambodia's duty-free access to the European Market for exports, and is considering suspending similar trading privileges in Myanmar for human rights abuses in Rakhine state. 

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8 October 2018

EU: Paper outlines recommendations to integrate social & environmental considerations in directors' duties

Author: Claire Jeffwitz, Frank Bold

"Redefining directors' duties in the EU to promote long-termism and sustainability", 3 Oct 2018 The purpose of this paper is to explore ways to enhance director duties and corporate governance by explicitly incorporating sustainability factors into...

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5 October 2018

EU launches withdrawal process of Cambodia’s Everything But Arms trade preferences; announces high-level mission to Myanmar within framework of potential withdrawal

Author: Cecilia Malmström, European Commissioner for Trade

"On Myanmar and Cambodia"...

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5 October 2018
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Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

Anmerkung: Das Paper ist auf Englisch, eine deutsche Zusammenfassung finden Sie untenstehend....

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5 October 2018

New knowledge paper: Tackling modern slavery in the supply chain; incl. recommendations for co's

Author: Löning - Human Rights & Responsible Business

Today, there are 40.3 million people in 167 countries affected... [W]omen and children are the most vulnerable... [T]wo thirds of the affected people live in Asia... [M]odern slavery risks have also risen throughout Europe... A key factor contributi...

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4 October 2018

NGO calls for more constructive engagement of EU States in the binding treaty on business & human rights process following EP resolution in favour of the Treaty

Author: CIDSE

« EU must constructively engage in the UN Treaty for Business and Human Rights », 4 October 2018...

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24 September 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des Multinationales

« De Google à EDF et Engie, les multinationales continuent à entraver discrètement toute action climatique ambitieuse », 24 septembre 2018...

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21 September 2018
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Author: Naomi Bader, ZEIT Online

Mehr Informationen, inkl. Kommentare der Unternehmen, zu dem im Artikel erwähnten Verfahren gegen KiK finden Sie hier, und zum Verfahren gegen Lahmeyer finden Sie hier....

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18 September 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: Parent company liability for extraterritorial abuse

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12 September 2018
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Author: Greenpeace France

« Marche pour le climat : plus de 100 000 personnes mobilisées en France », 10 Septembre 2018...

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