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Nov

14

November 14, 2017

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Extractives Sector

A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the extractives sector and opportunities for positive impact

#Energy and Extractives #Human Rights

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Sep

13

September 13, 2017

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Transport and Logistics Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Transport and Logistics Sector

An issue brief on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the transport and logistics sector and opportunities for positive impact

#Human Rights #Transport and Logistics

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Aug

21

August 21, 2017

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Power and Utilities Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Power and Utilities Sector

This primer lays out the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the power and utilities sector and opportunities for positive impact.

#Human Rights #Power and Utilities

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Jun

13

June 13, 2017

Human Rights: 10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

10 Human Rights Priorities for the Financial Sector

A primer on the most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for the financial sector and opportunities for positive impact

#Financial Services #Human Rights #Human Rights Working Group

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May

7

May 7, 2017

Human Rights: Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

Labor Disputes in Myanmar: From the Workplace to the Arbitration Council

This report—funded by the C&A Foundation—looks at how Myanmar’s dispute resolution process is working five years after its adoption and presents different perspectives on how it can be strengthened.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jul

6

July 6, 2016

Human Rights: Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

Addressing Workers’ Rights in Engineering and Construction: Opportunities for Collaboration

In this report, we explore the challenges that construction and engineering companies share when it comes to workers' rights, provide recommendations for ways forward, and assess the feasibility of a collaborative group to address the issues. The working paper was conducted with funding from Humanity United.

#Building Responsibly #Grants #Human Rights

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May

19

May 19, 2016

Human Rights: Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

Child Labor in Myanmar’s Garment Sector

This report presents a child-rights-based approach and recommendations to prevent and remediate child labor in Myanmar's garment manufacturing sector.

#Consumer Products #Grants #Human Rights #Myanmar Responsible Sourcing

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Sep

17

September 17, 2014

Legitimate and Meaningful: Stakeholder Engagement in Human Rights Due Diligence

This paper seeks to address the challenges faced by information and communications technology (ICT) companies working to integrate rights holder engagement into their human rights due diligence, which is a part of Principle 18 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Stakeholder Engagement #Sustainability Management

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Mar

15

March 15, 2013

Human Rights: Conducting an Effective Human Rights Impact Assessment

Conducting an Effective Human Rights Impact Assessment

In a new report, BSR offers guidance on best practices for human rights impact assessments, a key first step in demonstrating that companies "know and show" that they do not infringe on human rights through their operations or business relationships.

#Human Rights

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Oct

1

October 1, 2012

Migrant Workers and the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar: Actions for Business

Hundreds of thousands of international migrant workers will travel to Qatar to build extensive infrastructure from scratch for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Despite laws in place in the country to protect workers, many experts are concerned about potential human rights violations.

#Grants #Human Rights

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