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Headquarters in Sweden
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Author: Salil Tripathi, Institute for Human Rights and Business
The dispute began when Wallström [Sweden's Foreign Minister] spoke out for Rafi Badawi, a Saudi Arabian blogger, who runs a website called Free Saudi Liberals, and who has been sentenced to flogging and imprisonment for “insulting Islam.”...
Commentary by Salil Tripathi of the Institute for Human Rights and Business: "How Not to Respond to Human Rights Leadership: A Primer for Business"
Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact Network China, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Peking University, Tracktwo
"China Responsible Business Forum: Corporate Responsibility in the Era of the UN Guiding Principles", 17 February 2015...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on UNGPs
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[PDF] The Olympic violations: The Winter Olympic games in Sochi, the Swedish sponsors and human rights
...In this report Swedwatch has interviewed The Swedish Olympic Committee, SOC, and their sponsors in order to gain their opinion regarding the Olympic movement’s responsibility for the effects on human rights in the host country, as well as what...
- Related in-depth areas: Russia: Human rights abuses related to 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi Россия: Нарушения прав человека, связанные с Зимними Олимпийскими играми 2014 в Сочи
- Related companies: Adecco Apollo Global (joint venture Carlyle Group & Apollo Group) Arla Foods Atos (formerly Atos Origin) H&M Nordea Bank Samsung Unilever Vattenfall Volvo Group
Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit
Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...
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L'organisation de défense des droits de l'homme Swedwatch a publié un rapport dénonçant quatre entreprises suédoises ayant un lien avec l'industrie du platine en Afrique du Sud qu'elle affirme porter atteinte aux droits de l'homme…En tant que vendeurs...
Author: Thibault Lescuyer, Novethic [France] (copyright: www.novethic.fr)
14 entreprises ont signé la Charte de l'association L'Autre Cercle, qui vise à améliorer le respect des droits des personnes lesbiennes, homosexuelles, bisexuelles et trans (LGBT) au travail. Alors que les actes homophobes sont en hausse, les...
Author: Charlotte Petri Gornitzka, Sida [Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency] Director-General, in Guardian Sustainable Business Blog [UK]
[T]he unemployment rate for youths in Somalia…[is]…among the highest in the world…[W]e...need to act more as a catalytic force to ensure that economic growth will benefit the disengaged youth in Somalia and elsewhere in Africa by engaging the private...
Enact has compiled a list of seven features that we think will guide the field of human rights and business in the near future...1. The UN Guiding Principles as a driving force...2. Broader human rights agenda...Living wage...Children's rights.....
Author: IndustriALL Gobal Union
Volvo Group agrees to establish a World Works Council that will give workers the right to meet annually on a global basis...The new agreement is valid from the beginning of 2013, and is a big leap forward. It´s not a Global Framework Agreement, but it...