Company advances on human rights

Below are examples of practical steps companies are taking on human rights in their own operations and in their engagement with governments, from March 2015 onwards.  Items from 2011-2015 are in the process of being added to this section.

For examples prior to 2011, see our categories on "Support for initiatives promoting civil & political rights" and "Support for initiatives promoting economic, social and cultural rights".

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13 February 2020
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Author: Aristegui Noticias

“Empresarios mexicanos presentan decálogo de principios de responsabilidad social”, 11 de febrero de 2020  ...Un decálogo de compromisos de responsabilidad social, desarrollado por el sector empresarial mexicano, fue presentado por el Consejo Coordi...

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30 January 2020
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Church of England afirma que há um longo caminho antes de voltar a investir na Vale; o fundo vendeu suas ações após desastre de Brumadinho. Adam Matthews, diretor de Ética e Engajamento do fundo de pensão britânico Church of England, lembrou ainda que...

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22 January 2020

Strengthening Legal Frameworks on Business and Human Rights

Author: CIDSE

Rooted in our direct work with women and men, communities and workers negatively affected by certain business operations, and in their experiences and proposals, CIDSE and its members advocate for strengthening legal frameworks to support responsible...

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20 January 2020
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Author: AFP et Le Parisien (France)

« Microsoft vise une empreinte carbone négative en 2030 », 17 janvier 2020...

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3 January 2020
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Author: Marina Fabre, Novethic (France) (copyright: www.novethic.fr)

« [Bonne nouvelle] IBM développe une batterie sans métaux lourds grâce à l’eau de mer », 29 décembre 2019...

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24 November 2019

Thailand: IKEA helps empower women from ethnic hill tribe villages through business partnerships, project hailed as a “model to emulate”

Author: Celestine Bohlen, New York Times

"These Villages in Thailand Are Part of the Global Economy. Go to Ikea to Find Out.", 19 Nov 2019...

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18 November 2019
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Author: Les Echos (France)

« Les entreprises s'engagent pour l'inclusion des personnes handicapées », 13 novembre 2019...

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14 November 2019
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Author: Annabel Benhaiem, Huffington Post

« Les violences conjugales affectent aussi le monde du travail », 14 novembre 2019...

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1 November 2019
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Author: Wolters Kluwer France

« Renault prend de nouveaux engagements pour l’égalité et la mixité sur quatre ans », 30 octobre 2019...

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23 October 2019

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

  KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains. In 2020/2021 KnowTheChain will be becnhmarking 180 companies in three sectors. In 2019 will be publishing inves...

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