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25 March 2015

Malaysia to develop Natl. Action Plan on business & human rights

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18 March 2015

"Business & Human Rights: Emerging Challenges to Consensus and Coherence" - Chatham House

Author: Dr Jolyon Ford, Chatham House

Trends in the regulation of business responsibility for human rights have growing salience for diplomats, policy-makers, business strategists and social activists...At the intergovernmental level, new divisions have emerged over how best to pursue...

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18 March 2015

Coca-Cola publishes human rights due diligence reports on sugar supply chain in Colombia & Guatemala

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18 March 2015

Treaty on business & human rights could be useful “to cope with current challenges”, says academic

Author: Flor González Correa, Aston Univ., on Conversation (UK)

"How multinational companies keep avoiding the threat of regulation", 17 Mar 2015...

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17 March 2015

Intl. Organisation of Employers calls on more govts. to develop Natl. Action Plans on business & human rights

Author: Matthias Thorns, Intl. Organisation of Employers

""More National Action Plans needed to frame business & human rights activity," says IOE at National Human Rights Institutions conference", 16 Mar 2015...

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17 March 2015

Lithuania publishes National Action Plan on business & human rights

Author: Government of the Republic of Lithuania

The present document contains former, current and future actions and measures by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania...as regards the implementation of the UN Principles on Business and Human Rights, and well as the information as regards the...

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16 March 2015

Economist Intelligence Unit study finds businesses recognise importance to respect rights, but actions lag behind

The Economist Intelligence Unit carried out a global survey in November and December 2014 of 853 senior corporate executives.  Key findings of the survey include:...

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9 March 2015

New regional center launched to “advance responsible business” in Latin America

Author: Luis Fernando de Angulo, Institute for Human Rights & Business

“IHRB launches new regional centre for Latin America – Centro Regional de Empresas y Emprendimientos Responsables (CREER)” - March 04, 2015...

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5 March 2015

OHCHR call for input on global fund to support capacity building on business & human rights (closes 27 Mar)

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

"OHCHR call for inputs on options and proposals for a global fund to support capacity building on business and human rights", 4 Mar 2015...

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5 March 2015

Statement by UN Working Group member Margaret Jungk at Council of Europe meeting

Author: Margaret Jungk, member of UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Statement by Margaret Jungk, UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights - Council of Europe: Meeting of Minister’s Deputies", 12 Feb 2015...

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