https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/mandatory-due-diligence

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Under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights companies have a responsibility to undertake human rights due diligence. However, 40% of the biggest companies in the world evaluated by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark in 2018 failed to show any evidence of identifying or mitigating human rights issues in their supply chains. "There is more and more understanding that the smart mix prescribed by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights means that there needs to be legislation in order to reach the stated aims.". Heidi Hautala, Vice-President of European Parliament. There is growing momentum worldwide among governments to require companies to undertake human rig... Full story

22 May

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