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20 September 2017

Governing labour standards along complex global supply chains key challenge in tackling forced labour, research finds

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19 September 2017

Mazars & Shift launch assurance guidance to help assess companies' human rights performance & reporting

Following several years of development, Mazars and Shift launch Assurance Guidance on human rights, intended to help internal auditors and external assurance providers assess companies’ human rights performance and reporting. [refers to Citigroup, H...

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18 September 2017

Commentary: The ICESCR as a Legal Constraint on State Regulation of Business, Trade, and Investment: Notes from CESCR General Comment No. 24

Author: Diane Desierto, EJIL: Talk

...The implementation of the ICESCR (and related human rights) in international economic law cannot be relegated to the back end of issues of treaty interpretation and treaty application in world trade law disputes or investor-State arbitrations, but...

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18 September 2017
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17 September 2017

2017 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights launches blog series & draft programme now available

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15 September 2017

Business & human rights & B Corp movements missing opportunity for mutual learning, says researchers

Author: Joanne Bauer & Elizabeth Umlas

Making Corporations Responsible: The Parallel Tracks of the B Corp Movement and the Business and Human Rights Movement, 4 Sept 2017 [subscription required]...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Grupo de Trabajo de la ONU sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Los derechos humanos y las empresas transnacionales y otras empresas", 18 julio 2017...

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8 September 2017
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Author: Groupe de travail de l'ONU sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme

« Rapport du Groupe de travail sur la question des droits  de l’homme et des sociétés transnationales et autres entreprises », 18 juillet 2017...

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8 September 2017

To be effective, remedies should integrate rights holders’ perspectives & expectations, says UN Working Group on business & human rights report

Author: UN Working Group on Business & Human Rights

"Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises", 18 Jul 2017...

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8 September 2017
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Author: 联合国工商业与人权工作组

联合国人权与跨国公司和其他工商企业问题工作组在报告中对《工商企业与人权:实施联合国“保护、尊重和补救”框架指导原则》中关于获得有效补救的概念进行解析。它澄清了有效补救权、获得有效补救、获得司法救助和企业责任之间的相互关系。它从权利持有人的角度审视有效补救的问题,并提出,补救机制应切合权利持有人的不同经验和期望。受影响的权利持有人应能在不用惧怕受到伤害的情况下,寻求“多种形式的补救”。...

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