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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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26 March 2019
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25 March 2019

Cambodia: Adidas raises concerns over EBA while an European Commission pays a visit to Cambodia

Author: Chheng Niem, The Phnom Penh Post

"Adidas raises EBA concerns", 25 March 2019...

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25 March 2019

UK: Govt. schemes designed to bring in migrant workers post-Brexit could increase exploitation, say charities

Author: Emma Wallis, Info Migrants

"Could post-Brexit Britain increase the risk of modern slavery in the UK?", 20 March 2019...

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25 March 2019
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Author: Eric Frey, Der Standard

'Schiedsgerichte für Opfer von Konzernen', 25 March 2019...

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19 March 2019

Interview: Co's will support EU law on due diligence but need assurances on liability, says sustainability & human rights lead for Mondelez

Author: Benjamin Fox, Euractiv.com

Many companies like ours [Mondelez] are already implementing due diligence measures and we want to avoid a patchwork of legislation at national level…it’s important to have a level playing field....

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19 March 2019

MEPs & companies call for EU-level human rights due diligence legislation

MEPs and several large companies are calling for the EU to pass binding due diligence regulation for companies to address environmental and human rights impacts in supply chains....

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7 March 2019

European states fail to protect Vietnamese child slaves trafficked to Britain

Author: Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

'Europe accused of failing UK-bond children trafficked from Vietnam', 7 March 2019...

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5 March 2019

Study on EU Non-financial reporting directive highlights need for clarification of co's legal duty to report on human rights due diligence

On 4 March 2019, the European Coalition for Corporate Justice together with Clean Clothes Campaign published a new qualitative study on human rights reporting under the EU Non-financial reporting directive (NFRD). Drawing on an in-depth analysis of...

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1 March 2019
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Author: Global Voices

“Propuesta de Unión Europea obliga a empresas de tecnología a enfrentar “contenido terrorista” con inteligencia artificial, pese a consecuencias en evidencia de crímenes de guerra” – 01 de marzo de 2019...

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