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22 May 2015

Report on 1st African Regional Forum on Business and Human Rights

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21 May 2015

UN Working Group's report on 2014 UN Forum focusing on corporate respect for human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises"...

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15 May 2015

“The lessons of Rana Plaza have still not been learned”, says UN Working Group on business & human rights

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The United Nations Working Group on business and human rights today said that “the lessons of the Rana Plaza disaster have still not been learned.” The experts’ warning comes after a new tragedy in the global garment industry involving the death of...

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13 May 2015

Lessons from the practice: Embedding Respect for Human Rights into Business

Author: CSR Europe

This briefing paper is based on CSR Europe's workshop on embedding the Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights that took place on October 22, 2014 in Brussels.  The workshop was hosted by CSR Europe and Microsoft and facilitated by Shift, and...

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13 May 2015

Scotland commissions natl. baseline assessment on business & human rights

Author: Public Contracts Scotland

"National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights for Scottish Government", 12 May 2015...

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13 May 2015

Videos from training session on business & human rights (Feb 2015)

On February 19-20, 2015, a diverse group of participants and speakers gathered to exchange information and discuss Human Rights in Business and access to justice in the European Union for human rights violations by EU multinationals. The following are...

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12 May 2015

EU motion calls for mandatory human rights due diligence for companies

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11 May 2015

UN Working Group report to Human Rights Council on "improving policy coherence for inclusive and sustainable development"

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

In the present report, submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 26/22, the Working Group focuses on how the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights need to be further embedded throughout United Nations programmes and processes in...

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11 May 2015

Book documents indigenous peoples' experience with access to remedy for corporate abuses

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6 May 2015

Business organizations call for comments on draft observations on the UN business & human rights treaty process (22 May)

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