News on #BizHumanRights issues mostly in a #sustainablefinance perspective.
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"A new report on the human-rights policies of 26 tech and telecom firms around the world delivers a harsh verdict: From Alibaba to Vodafone, they all get an F."https://t.co/wcpAws9Hyr
— Ranking Digital Rights (@rankingrights) February 24, 2021
Companies are failing to live up to commitments to respect and protect users’ rights. What can investors do about it? How to be part of the solution, not the problem, tomorrow. https://t.co/cselTTD4Dq
— Rebecca MacKinnon (@rmack) February 24, 2021
4/8 What’s #TradePolicyReview got to do with #BizHumanRights? Trade policy has an important link with #duediligence with a particular focus on #forcedlabor The Commission promises effective action to ensure that forced labor does not find a place in the value chains.
— Heidi Hautala (@HeidiHautala) February 18, 2021
Minutes ago, the 🇩🇪 Government announced that a Supply Chain Due Diligence Act will be passed in the next months. “This will be the strongest such statute in Europe, even globally.” (Minister for Labor Hubertus Heil) · 1/7
— Robert Grabosch (@rGrabosch) February 12, 2021
The Supreme Court rules that there is a good arguable case that Shell is legally liable for pollution of two Nigerian communities. A watershed moment in the fight for corporate accountability. https://t.co/Wt8fK1KT2o
— Daniel Leader (@dleader3) February 12, 2021
Read about the latest work of investors addressing biz and #HumanRights concerns in the latest newsletter from @InvestForRights, including a blog from @WilksSaskia & @JBlankenbach of @BHRRC on the importance of mandatory #HumanRights due diligence
— ICCR (@ICCRonline) February 12, 2021
NEW STUDY!🚨How can we stop products made with forced labour from being sold in the EU?
✅Our study provides concrete answers & calls for a new EU trade instrument allowing us to ban imports in cases of #ForcedLabour.
— Anna Cavazzini (@anna_cavazzini) February 12, 2021
Breaking news: Commissioner @dreynders confirmed he will present a legislative proposal on #sustainable corporate governance to the EU co-legislators by June 2021. Exciting times ahead!#bizhumanrights #ESG #responsiblebusinessconduct @IBAnews https://t.co/xsVLPWqJzz
— Maria Pia Sacco (@S_Maria_Pia) February 9, 2021
Momentum for corporate accountability is growing ✊
We've just updated our list of legislative and political developments in the field of mandatory due diligence & corporate liability.
— European Coalition for Corporate Justice (@ECCJcorpjust) February 3, 2021
🎉 What great news for #climatejustice !
— Reclaim Finance (@ReclaimFinance) January 29, 2021
Hot off the press 🗞️: @UNHumanRights' briefing on responsible investing in #tech. Investors have unique influence over how tech cos are governed, make decisions & act. They have a responsibility to ensure these investments don't harm society. Here's how 👉https://t.co/blqdxLObcY pic.twitter.com/I3QVQQln3H
— Paloma Muñoz Quick (@PalomaMQuick) January 28, 2021
(1/5) #MHRDD statement alert! Today member companies from Nordic Business Network for Human Rights jointly demonstrate their support for EU legislation on #bizhumanrights and call for maximum alignment with the #UNGPs. https://t.co/Es2Q7qhzdI.
— Signe Andreasen Lysgaard (@Lysgaard_Signe) January 27, 2021
MEPs: Hold companies accountable for harm caused to people and planet 🌏👷♀️@EP_Legal paves the way for a new EU law that requires companies to comply with human rights & environmental standards within their value chains. #DueDiligence
Press release ➡️ https://t.co/fb7QrhJIil
— JURI Committee Press (@EP_Legal) January 27, 2021
🚨Blog alert🚨 Why is EU mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence #mHREDD necessary and why should banks and other financial institutions support it – with @Global_Witness #bizhumanrights #HoldBizAccountable
Check it out here👇https://t.co/Cs6Bv410oq
— BankTrack (@BankTrack) January 25, 2021
Join us on 4 March for our event 'Money as Complicity – The role of banks in international crimes'. For more information and registration:https://t.co/tjuH3uL8Ei
— Rethinking SLIC (@RethinkingSLIC) January 15, 2021
"about 60 documented murders of mining activists have been recorded annually in recent years…Ten days after an assassination, Lane and his colleagues found, the market valuation of associated companies fell by an average of about $100 million" https://t.co/3lq9F9A001
— Kigoda Consulting (@Kigoda_Consult) January 13, 2021
Devoir de vigilance : quel tribunal compétent ? https://t.co/lRS1Sa7iDV
— Fouad Benseddik (@fbenseddik) January 11, 2021
As I may have already tweeted, in high risk environments supply chains include private #security providers. Investors then must start focussing on this as part of #ESG reporting. #bizhumanrights #duediligence @icoca_psc https://t.co/vQY9Wvy1h8 via @business
— Jamie Williamson (@JamieWilliamso6) January 11, 2021
— Hong Kong Liberty 攬炒團隊 (@HKLiberty_Team) January 8, 2021
Fantastic example of the power of capital strategies in #bizhumanrights corporate accountability work. Top Glove have been accused of mistreating migrant workers – forced labour, forced overtime, debt bondage, document retention etc. Investors have a major role to play. https://t.co/0MEioxoFxg
— Ruwan Subasinghe (@RuwanSubasinghe) January 7, 2021
The Resource Centre is hiring! 📣
We're looking for a Latin America Regional Manager to lead our work in the region alongside our resesarchers in Mexico, Colombia & Brazil. Apply by Jan 24 👉 https://t.co/I7t3pGlF9E #bizhumanrights pic.twitter.com/MpWq8gnSor
— Business & Human Rights (@BHRRC) January 5, 2021
— Arnas Liauksminas (@Liauksminas) January 3, 2021