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31 October 2014

ICAR & ECCJ announce joint project assessing current National Action Plans on business & human rights

Author: Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ)

The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), in partnership with the European Coalition for Corporate Justice (ECCJ), is conducting structured assessments of current National Action Plans (NAPs) on business and human rights. Four...

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31 October 2014

Paper analyses need for binding treaty on business & human rights, recommends states use UN Guiding Principles when enacting legislation

Author: Rashid Dumbuya, LLM Student, University of Dundee (UK)

"Corporate responsibility to respect human rights: Is the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights up to the task or is there a need for a Treaty on Business and Human rights?", Oct 2014...

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29 October 2014

3rd Party Complaint Process for Breaches to the adidas Group Workplace Standards or Violations of International Human Rights Norms

Author: adidas Group

The adidas Group is committed to operating as a sustainable business which is environmentally sound, respects human rights and ensures fair, safe and healthy working conditions across our global supply chain. To support this goal, the adidas Group has...

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28 October 2014

India: Workshop on Grievance Mechanisms to address Business Impacts on Human Rights in India

Cividep India, a Bangalore-based NGO, is organizing a national workshop on business and human rights grievance mechanisms will be held in New Delhi, India, from October 30 - November 1, 2014, to discuss grievance mechanisms available to communities to...

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22 October 2014

Finland publishes National Action Plan on business & human rights

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22 October 2014

Report finds over half of companies listed on 3 main European stock exchanges linked to human rights abuses

Author: Chris Warmoll, Financial Director (UK)

"EC urged to keep company "red tape" over human rights concerns", 22 Oct 2014...

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21 October 2014

Microsoft's 2014 Citizenship Report highlights measures to support privacy & freedom of expression

Author: Microsoft

"Microsoft 2014 Citizenship Report", Oct 2014...

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20 October 2014

Voting open for top 10 business & human rights issues in 2015 (deadline: 7 Nov)

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

"Top Ten Business & Human Rights Issues 2015",...

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16 October 2014

Book chapter "blames" govts. for slow uptake of UN Guiding Principles on business & human rights

Author: Susan Ariel Aaronson, George Washington Univ., Ian Higham, EIRIS

"Putting the Blame on Governments: Why Firms and Governments have Failed to Advance the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights", June 2014...

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14 October 2014

Commentary: Ethical Trading Initiative representative says bill does not “tackle modern slavery in supply chains”

Author: Cindy Berman, Ethical Trading Initiative, commentary for Institute for Human Rights and Business

"UK Modern Slavery Bill: Will it protect, respect and ensure access to redress for workers?", 14 Oct 2014...

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