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15 April 2015

US Govt. holds consultation for National Action Plan on business & human rights - submissions & commentary

The US Government announced in late 2014 that it would develop a "National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct" in late 2014, aiming "to promote and incentivize responsible business conduct, including with respect to transparency and...

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15 April 2015

Academic comments on current key issues in debate over binding treaty on business & human rights

Author: Shane Darcy, NUI GALWAY, on Business & Human Rights in Ireland

"Key issues in the debate on a binding business and human rights instrument", 13 Apr 2015...

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13 April 2015

Poland: 30 NGOs call on govt. to develop Natl. Action Plan

Author: Polski Instytut Praw Człowieka i Biznesu

"Apel do Prezes RM dot. Krajowego Planu Działań w zakresie biznesu i praw człowieka", 27 Mar 2015...

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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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