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21 June 2017

Business and human rights: The challenge of regulating global supply chains

Author: Justine Nolan, University of New South Wales, Alternative Law Journal

"Business and human rights: The challenge of putting principles into practice and regulating global supply chains" 6 Jun 2017...

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21 June 2017

German firms breach human rights abroad, govt. must to do more, finds study

Author: Deutsche Welle

In a joint publication [...] NGOs Germanwatch and Misereor have highlighted numerous examples of human rights abuses by German companies operating abroad... A third of the abuse allegations are concerning businesses in the energy and raw materials...

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21 June 2017
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Author: Maxime Goualin, Schneider Electric, dans E-RSE

« Respect des droits humains : Schneider Electric prépare son plan de vigilance », 19 juin 2017...

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21 June 2017
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20 June 2017
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Nuevo informe del Observatorio de Responsablidad Social Corporativa analiza la calidad de la información que las empresas del IBEX 35 presentan sobre derechos humanos y derechos laborales en la documentación y en las memorias anuales públicas.  

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19 June 2017

Japan: NGOs urge govt. to base NAP on UNGPs, dialogue with stakeholders

The Civil Society Platform for Japan's National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights (BHR-NAP Platform), a coalition of NGOs working on issues related to business and human rights, have submitted recommendations to the Japanese government...

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19 June 2017

UK: Companies’ failure to prevent human rights abuses by subsidiaries or suppliers should be a criminal offence says Parliament committee

Author: Katherine Tyler & Sophia Kerridge, Kingsley Napley, in Law Society Gazette (UK)

"Climate Change on Corporate Behaviour", 19 Jun 2017...

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15 June 2017

Commentary: Binding treaty on business & human rights could provide remedy to victims & clarify companies’ obligations

Author: Sian Lea, RightsInfo

"Would a Global Business and Human Rights Treaty Work?", 14 jun 2017...

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15 June 2017
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Author: Collectif Guatemala, Collectif de Solidarité avec le Guatemala - Toulouse, CCFD Terre Solidaire, France Amérique Latine, Terre des Hommes France

« Guatemala : Le développement ne peut se faire qu'en respectant les droits humains et les droits environnementaux», 7 juin 2017...

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15 June 2017

Structural inequality & discrimination against women highlighted in joint submission to UN Working Group for its upcoming report on access to remedy

In line with a survey conducted by the UN Working Group on business and human rights for its report on access to effective remedy for business-related human rights abuses, 9 groups and individuals led by International Women’s Rights Action Watch –...

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