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28.9.2018

Schweizer Konzerne verletzen regelmässig Menschenrechte : [Factsheet zur Konzernverantwortungsinitiative] / Brot für alle, Fastenopfer

Fast einmal pro Monat ist ein Schweizer Konzern im Ausland in die Verletzung von Menschenrechten oder Umweltstandards verwickelt: Eine Analyse von Brot für alle und Fastenopfer zählte in den letzten sechs Jahren mindestens 64 solcher Vorfälle, die auf das Konto von 32 Schweizer Unternehmen gingen.

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4.4.2018

FIFA publishes bid books for the 2026 FIFA World Cup incl. summaries of human rights strategies provided by bidders | Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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22.3.2018

A battery recycling plant owned by Indian businessmen caused a lead poisoning crisis in Kenya — Quartz

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1.12.2016

Workers for McDonald's in Malaysia say they were victims of labour exploitation

Migrant workers employed through labour supply firm allege they were deceived about wages, cheated of payments and had passports confiscated unlawfully

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Electronic document
28.9.2018

Schweizer Konzerne verletzen regelmässig Menschenrechte : [Factsheet zur Konzernverantwortungsinitiative] / Brot für alle, Fastenopfer

Fast einmal pro Monat ist ein Schweizer Konzern im Ausland in die Verletzung von Menschenrechten oder Umweltstandards verwickelt: Eine Analyse von Brot für alle und Fastenopfer zählte in den letzten sechs Jahren mindestens 64 solcher Vorfälle, die auf das Konto von 32 Schweizer Unternehmen gingen.
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19.9.2018

Handeln, bevor es zu spät ist / Pascale Schnyder... [et al.]

Fehlendes Trinkwasser, vergiftete Flüsse, gesundheitsschädigende Staubbelastung: Seit Jahren leiden die Menschen in Luilu und Musonoi in der Demokratischen Republik Kongo massiv unter den Folgen des Bergbaus. [Editorial]
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13.7.2018

The hidden cost of jewelery : human rights in supply chains and the responsibility of jewelry companies / Human Rights Watch

Jewelry and watches denote wealth and status, as well as artistry, beauty, and love. Gold and diamond jewelry in particular are frequently purchased as gifts for loved ones and for special occasions. Globally, about 90 million carats of rough diamonds and 1,600 tons of gold are mined for jewelry...

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27.10.2017

National Contact Point: The limits of dialogue

Economic associations are opposed to the introduction of civil liability for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation, as proposed under the Responsible Business Initiative; they point to National Contact Point.
Article as analysis
16.12.2015

Corporate Social Responsibility under scrutiny

The economic lobbies never tire of repeating it: no new laws are needed to get companies to observe human rights and environmental standards. Yet many studies show the limits of self-regulation.
Article as analysis
10.7.2014

«Prevention should not become an empty phrase»

After the autumn session 2014 of Swiss parliament, National Councillor Ursula Haller will be stepping down after 15 years. In an interview, the Centre politician (BDP) is convinced that a flourishing economy and ethical conduct can go together.

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