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30 June 2015

Unilever releases human rights report

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25 June 2015
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Author: Juan Hernández Zubizarreta, Universidad del País Vasco y Pedro Ramiro, Observatorio de Multinacionales en América Latina (OMAL)

¿Hay que incluir en el TTIP la “responsabilidad social”?...

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25 June 2015

"What makes the Fair Food Program unique?": Video interview with Gerardo Reyes from Coalition of Immokalee Workers

The Fair Food Programme grew out of the Coalition of  Immokalee Workers to tackle abusive working conditions in the Florida tomato industry, where forced labour and sexual harrasment were commonplace.  The program is based around agreements with...

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24 June 2015

Global Business Initiative calls on govts. to demonstrate leadership on business & human rights through Natl. Action Plans

Author: Global Business Initiative

The development of National Action Plans (NAPs) by all States can create momentum towards the full realisation of State human rights obligations that are re-affirmed in the UNGPs. State leadership is critical to achieving tangible and positive results...

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19 June 2015

Human Rights Indicators for Business launched for consultation

Human Rights Indicators for Business is an open source database of 1,000 indicators that enable companies and other stakeholders to assess corporate policies, procedures and practices on human rights developed by Danish Institute for Human Rights. A...

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19 June 2015

Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable releases "shadow" US baseline assessment on access to remedy

ICAR published the Pillar III (Access to remedy) section of its ”Shadow” National Baseline Assessment of US implementation of business and human rights frameworks, including the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.  It has previously...

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19 June 2015

Switzerland adopts natl. corporate social responsibility plan

Author: Mary Mayenfisch-Tobin, BSL Blog

"CSR – the Swiss government takes it to the next level", 17 Apr 2015...

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17 June 2015

UN Working Group on business & human rights calls for "accountability of public & private sectors" in sustainable development

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12 June 2015

G7 Leaders' declaration provides strong support for UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights

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9 June 2015

G7 Leaders' declaration provides strong support for UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights

Author: Office of the Press Secretary, The White House (USA)

Guided by our shared values and principles, we are determined to work closely together to meet the complex international economic and political challenges of our timesy...We strongly support the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and...

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