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26 August 2015

UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights (Burmese translation)

Author: Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) & Spectrum

"Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (Burmese)", 4 Nov 2014...

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13 August 2015

Draft programme of 2015 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights now available; registration open

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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10 August 2015

Submission to US Natl. Action Plan on role of USAID in implementing UN Guiding Principles

Author: Accountability Counsel, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

As one of the U.S. government’s primary vehicles for delivering bilateral development assistance and disaster relief, USAID has a tremendous impact on the human rights of some of the most vulnerable communities on the planet. This joint submission...

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5 August 2015

Shift maps supply chain reporting provision in UK's Modern Slavery Act against UN Guiding Principles

Author: Shift

The UK’s Modern Slavery Act...is a critical step forwards in strengthening company disclosure on efforts to prevent some of the most serious abuses that exist in today’s global supply chains...However, the Act has raised questions for many UK...

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3 August 2015

6 multinational companies start to report on human rights using UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

Author: Naki Mendoza, Devex (USA)

“Will corporate human rights reports become the norm?”, 28 Jul 2015...

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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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