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29 July 2015

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges member states to include corporate accountability in final post-2015 development agenda

Author: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

This process...has generated an important final draft oucome document that promises to break down the old silos of the past, integrating attention to the economic, social, environmental and human rights imperatives of sustainable development...The...

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28 July 2015

European Union "state of play" on implementing UN Guiding Principles

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23 July 2015

UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework launches new website

Author: Shift

The new expanded website makes it easier to access the Reporting Framework and its implementation guidance, as well as new content about key concepts and additional resources. ...

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22 July 2015

Oxfam paper suggests fusing community & company-led human rights impact assessments

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16 July 2015

Report highlights the business case for engaging extractive companies on human rights

Author: UN Principles for Responsible Investment

"Human rights in the extractive industry: Why, who and how to engage", Jul 2015...

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15 July 2015

Human Rights Watch report on reprisals against World Bank project critics

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14 July 2015

Netherlands: Public procurement practices do not adequately take into account companies' human rights records; govt. committed to improving responsible purchasing

Author: MVO Platform

"Human rights not guaranteed by Dutch procurement practices", 29 Jun 2015...

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14 July 2015

UN Working Group urges alignment of Sustainable Development Goals with UN Guiding Principles

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

We would like to congratulate you on your efforts to facilitate agreement on the Post-2015 Development Agenda...As world States are entering into the final phase of negotiations, we would like to draw your attention to our recommendation that the post...

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7 July 2015

Draft programme of 2015 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights now available

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

“Tracking progress and ensuring coherence” is the theme of the 2015 Forum. The Forum will identify ways to effectively track progress, promote policy coherence and achieve faster change on the ground for rights-holders. Discussions will delve into six...

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30 June 2015

Unilever releases human rights report

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