Company advances on human rights

Below are examples of practical steps companies are taking on human rights in their own operations and in their engagement with governments, from March 2015 onwards.  Items from 2011-2015 are in the process of being added to this section.

For examples prior to 2011, see our categories on "Support for initiatives promoting civil & political rights" and "Support for initiatives promoting economic, social and cultural rights".

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12 February 2018

Respecting human rights in the on-demand economy: Closing the new governance gap

Author: Faris Natour

"Respecting Human Rights in the On-Demand Economy: Closing the New Governance Gap," 11 April 2016...

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5 February 2018

Human rights due diligence in law & practice: Good practices & challenges for business enterprises

Author: Robert McCorquodale, Lise Smit, Stuart Neely, & Robin Brooks

"Human rights due diligence in law and practice: Good practices and challenges for business enterprises," 10 May 2017...

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22 January 2018
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Author: Canal 8 (Nicaragua)

“Azúcar de Nicaragua es solicitado por grandes empresas del mundo”, 16 de enero de 2018...

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15 January 2018
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Author: Europa Press

“Las empresas deben mejorar en la lucha contra la desigualdad, desarrollo sostenible y medio ambiente, según Deloitte”, 15 de enero de 2019...

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10 January 2018

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

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18 December 2017
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Author: 20minutos (España)

“Suman 649 los centros laborales agrícolas libres de trabajo infantil”, 14 de diciembre de 2017 ...

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11 December 2017
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Author: Pacto Mundial Red Española

“El 34% de las empresas del IBEX 35 ya evalúan el cumplimiento de los DDHH en sus centros de su actividad”, 7 de diciembre de 2017...

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27 November 2017
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Author: Julio Moreno Vega, El Siglo (Panamá)

“Combaten el trabajo infantil en Panamá”, 24 de Noviembre de 2017...

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12 November 2017

Commentary: Business commitments & action key to implementing Paris Agreement

Author: David Wei, We Mean Business

"COP23 to show business is implementing the Paris Agreement", 2 Nov 2017...

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12 November 2017

We Mean Business NGO network & corporate partners express support for COP23 vision of a "grand coalition" to accelerate climate action

Author: We Mean Business

"Making the Paris Vision a Reality", 2 Nov 2017...

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