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11 October 2017
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Author: Femnet

Im indischen Chennai wollte das Mädchen N. Kaliyarasi, das in einer Spinnerei für große internationale Marken arbeitete, unbedingt den Bonus von rund 40 Dollar erreichen. Denn der magere Lohn von 3,50 Dollar reicht nicht zum Leben. Aber sie...

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5 October 2017
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Author: Annelie Kaufmann, Legal Tribune Online

Was zeichnet strategische Prozessführung aus? Man verfolgt ein Ziel, das über das bloße Gewinnen dieses Prozesses hinausgeht – etwa, dass man infolgedessen viele weitere Prozess gewinnt oder dass man die Gesetzgebung verändert... Dabei unterscheidet...

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20 July 2017

Bangladesh Accord extended three years, strengthens protections of union organisation, health & safety protections of garment workers

Author: Garrett Brown, ScienceBlogs

"Bangladesh Accord extended three years - worker protections strengthened, proponents promote an 'alternative to standard CSR programs'", 18 Jul 2017...

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29 June 2017

KiK signs "Accord on Building and Fire Safety"; new agreement to focus on strengthening labour rights & transparency in the textile chain

Author: KiK

The textil discount KiK has signed the new edition of the "Accord" fire protection and building agreement in Bangladesh. The Westphalian company is therefore one of the first signatories to the new agreement, which will enter into force on 31 May 2018...

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26 June 2017

Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East

Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal

...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...

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26 June 2017

Commentary: Civil society is increasingly using strategic litigation to address corporate human rights abuses

Author: Dr Carolijn Terwindt & Christian Schliemann, European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, in Civicus State of Civil Society Report 2017

"Transnational strategic litigation: an emerging part of civil society’s repertoire for corporate accountability", Jun 2017...

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24 April 2017

NGO coalition urges 72 clothing companies to commit to supply chain transparency pledge

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23 April 2017

Commentary: Timeline of changes to improve worker & factory safety since Rana Plaza collapse

Author: Michelle Russell & Ben Wright, just-style (UK)

 “Rana Plaza four years on – Timelines of change”, 21 Apr 2017...

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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10 February 2017
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Author: Centro de Estudios de Derecho Ambiental de Tarragona (CEDAT)

“Derechos humanos y empresas europeas: Un manual práctico para las organizaciones de la sociedad civil y los defensores de los derechos humanos”, Septiembre 2016...

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