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17 June 2015
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Author: Mauricio Lazala et Joe Bardwell, Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme, dans Open Global Rights

... Les entreprises peuvent être un interlocuteur très important dans la protection des populations vulnérables dans les pays répressifs, en particulier là où les violations qui ont lieu sont en lien avec leur secteur d’activité et quand de grands...

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17 June 2015

“What human rights?” Why some companies speak out while others don’t

Author: Mauricio Lazala & Joe Bardwell, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Open Global Rights

... Companies can be a powerful voice in the protection of the vulnerable in repressive countries, particularly where abuses are taking place linked to their industry and when they are major investors. Unfortunately, many companies remain unwilling to...

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2 June 2015
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Author: Handelsverband Deutschland

Die Spitzenverbände von Handel und Industrie sowie führende Unterneh­men der Textilwirtschaft haben heute ihren Beitritt zum „Bündnis für nachhaltige Textilien“ erklärt. Sie wollen gemeinsam mit der Bundesregierung und Vertretern der Zivilgesellschaft...

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1 June 2015

Cambodia: H&M response to Human Rights Now report

Author: H&M

H&M has a dedicated team working on sustainability and compliance in our supply chain based in Phnom Penh. We regularly visit the factories we work with (at least twice a year), and monitor compliance, development and improvements over time. In...

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1 June 2015

Cambodia: Labour exploitation in the garment industry

Human Rights Now has published a report alleging serious labour rights violations in several Cambodian garment factories, including low average salaries, forced and unlawful overtime work, long work durations that sometimes amount to mandatory 24 hour...

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18 May 2015

Update on applications of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Shift

On February 24, the launch of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework in London drew a standing-room only crowd and featured strong affirmations of the Reporting Framework from the evening’s speakers, including UN Guiding Principles author John...

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14 May 2015

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Author: Helen Burley, Friends of the Earth

"Mind your step: The land and water footprints of everyday products", May 2015...

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4 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake — Corporate Aid Tracker

Author: US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Companies are mobilizing their expertise, capabilities, and resources to assist with the recovery efforts following the earthquake in Nepal. Businesses have pledged $26.8 million in cash and additional in kind contributions in support of relief and...

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27 April 2015
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« Drame du Rana Plaza : deux ans plus tard, où en est-on ? », 24 avril 2015...

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24 April 2015

Investor Letters Urging Further Action on Worker Safety in Bangladesh

Author: Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility

On the second anniverary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, in April of 2015, a coalition of global investors representing $2.5 trillion in assets sent letters to corporate members of the Bangladesh Accord for Fire and Building Safety (Accord)...

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