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Author: Gautam Naik, S&P Global
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Report "Italian Legislative Decree No. 231/2001: a model for a human rights due diligence legislation?"
Author: Human Rights International Corner (HRIC) & International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)
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Over 50 academics & experts sign open letter to Italian govt. institutions on issue of business & human rights
Author: Proponents and Scientific Co-Directors of the "Business and Human Rights" Summer School & other signatories
With this Open Letter, we wish to express our appreciation as to the inclusion by the Italian Government in its work programme of the objective of achieving a "Green New Deal" (Para 7) aimed at rethinking the relationship between economic development,...
Italy: Fincantieri investigated for alleged 'systematic exploitation' of migrant workers in shipyards
Author: Riccardo Bastianello, Nasdaq
"Italian police search shipbuilding companies linked to Fincantieri", 6 November 2019...
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Italian Public Prosecutor requests dismissal of arms manufacturer RWM Italia's case on involvement in Saudi/UAE airstrikes in Yemen
Author: European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR)
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Report alleges European gas industry lobby promotes gas as part of solution to climate emergency; incl. responses
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Author: Verisk Maplecroft
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