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20 October 2017
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Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz, FIP

“Guías Colombia En Empresas, Derechos Humanos y DIH”...

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4 October 2017
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Author: Nueva Prensa

Promoverán ley que “prohíba estrictamente” negocios con Venezuela – 3 de octubre de 2017...

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15 September 2017

Govts. & businesses must place human rights at heart of development agenda, stresses UN working group

In advance of the UN Private Sector Forum 2017, the UN working group on business & human rights released a statement stressing that efforts to engage the private sector with the UN’s global development goals must be aligned with human rights. In...

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8 September 2017

UN Working Group convenes consultation re implications of business & human rights principles for state-business nexus

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

"The State as an economic actor: the role of economic diplomacy tools to promote business respect of human rights. Open multi-stakeholder consultation convened by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights." Geneva, 15:00 - 18:00, 28 September...

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9 August 2017

UK: Latest developments on govt.’s efforts to improve transparency in supply chains & labour market

Author: Helena Milner-Smith & Hannah Edmonds, Covington & Burling LLP, on National Law Review (USA)

“UK Government takes further steps towards increased regulation of human rights for business”, 3 Aug 2017...

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30 June 2017

UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights releases statement on Sustainable Development Goals

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights released a statement on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, highlighting the role of business in pursuing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Working Group emphasized the UN Guiding...

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29 May 2017

USA: Google argues it is “too financially burdensome” to hand over salary records in gender discrimination lawsuit over alleged pay disparity filed by govt.

Author: Sam Levin, Guardian (UK)

"Accused of underpaying women, Google says it's too expensive to get wage data", 26 May 2017...

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26 April 2017

"What is Worker-driven Social Responsibility (WSR)?"

Author: Worker-Driven Social Responsibility Network (USA)

...[Low]-wage workers at the base of corporate supply chains remain isolated, vulnerable, exploited and abused... Corporations...bear responsibility for ensuring that human rights are respected in their suppliers’ operations, but they tend to treat...

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13 April 2017
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Author: Christine Scharff, L'Echo (Belgique)

« Davantage d'entreprises ses soucient de leur empreinte carbone », 12 avril 2017...

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23 March 2017

NGOs submit policy recommendations on business & human rights to G20 Employment Working Group

Author: coordinated by Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

"G7/G20 BHR Task Force submit letter to G20 Employment Working Group", 23 Mar 2017...

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