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23 February 2017

Incorporating Children and Adolescents’ Rights in Corporate Management: A Tool Based on Strategic Maps and the Sustainability Balanced Scorecard

Author: Lívia Menezes PAGOTTO, Leticia ARTHUZO, Aron BELINKY, Daniela Gomes PINTO, Mario MONZONI,Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

...Brazil has seen a boom in large-scale investment projects...due to the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC), a massive federal investment in infrastructure development…Such projects constitute a challenge for local development...children and...

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23 February 2017

Jordan: UNHRC compact 1 year on - challenges for access to school & work for Syrian refugees remain

Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

"UNHCR consultations with refugees – The Jordan Compact, one year later, Understanding main challenges, analysis of the group discussions", 29 Jan 2017...

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23 February 2017

Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights—A Time for More Teamwork?

Author: Lucy AMIS, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1

Mega-Sporting Events (MSEs) like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup inspire humanity and have the potential to promote human rights, including through job creation and urban regeneration. Yet for over a decade MSEs have been linked to a pattern of human...

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21 February 2017
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21 February 2017

Thailand: Govt. responds to UN experts concerns on labour, freedom of expression & cases of Andy Hall & others

On 16 November 2016, six special procedures of the UN Human Rights Council sent a joint communication to the Thai Government raising human rights concerns around the prosecution and sentencing of researcher and labour rights defender Andy Hall, and a...

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21 February 2017

Turkey: Child labour widespread across agricultural, construction and textile sectors

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20 February 2017

Major agricultural lenders adopt social & environmental safeguards

Members of the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) announced at their regional meeting that they have formally adopted a set of jointly developed environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles. Under the principles, the members...

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15 February 2017

OECD due diligence guidance for responsible supply chains in the garment & footwear sector

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14 February 2017

France: Natl. Assembly adopts law imposing due diligence on multinationals to prevent serious human rights abuses in supply chains

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14 February 2017
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