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8 April 2019

German chemical industry's sustainability initiative releases guide on sustainable supply chains incl. human rights due diligence

Author: Chemie³ - The Sustainability Initiative of the German Chemical Industry

Following the lead of the United Nations, many countries, including Germany, have expanded the demands made on companies in recent years, especially with regard to the impact of corporate activities on sustainable development and along the entire...

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29 March 2019

New book explores role of lawyer in implementing the Ruggie Principles

Author: Ana Maria Ovejero

"The Role of the Lawyer in Implementing the Ruggie Principles: 8 Good Practices For Corporate Lawyers", Mar 2019...

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22 March 2019

New report with key elements for companies to navigate changing business & human rights legal landscape

Author: Global Business Initiative & Clifford Chance

"Business and Human Rights: Navigating a Changing Legal Landscape", Mar 2019...

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20 March 2019

Report on challenges & opportunities for law firms implementing the UN Guiding Principles

Author: Catie Shavin, Independent Advisor & Anna Triponel, Triponel Consulting

"Leading and Emerging Practice: Challenges and Opportunities for firms implementing the UN Guiding Principles", Mar 2019...

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4 March 2019

Institute for Human Rights & Business publishes 3 business briefings on migrant workers, relating to accommodation, wages & payslips and trade unions

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4 March 2019

New principles on the right to education & private actors adopted by human rights experts

On 13 February 2019, a group of human rights experts adopted the Abidjan Principles, which seek to strengthen existing efforts to ensure that the right to education is protected in the context of growing private actor involvement in education.

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28 February 2019

Comments by Organizations of the NGO Mining Working Group at the UN to The Intergovt. Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Respect to Human Rights regarding The Elements for the Draft Legally Binding Treaty

Author: NGO Mining Working Group at the UN

The NGO Mining Working Group welcomes the opportunity to submit this input on the elements of the Draft Legally Binding Treaty and reiterates comments and acts in solidarity with NGO’s that have contributed to the formulation of the Zero Draft... ...

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18 December 2018
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30 November 2018
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Author: Unicef

Neuer «Children’s Rights and Business Atlas», 29 Nov 2018...

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28 November 2018

UNICEF & GCF launch online due diligence platform for co's to assess potential impacts on children's rights

Author: Unicef & Global Child Forum

The Children's Rights and Business Atlas is an online due diligence platform to facilitate understanding of actual and potential business impact on children. Interactive and data-driven, the Atlas provides an assessment of children’s rights across 195...

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