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Business and Human Rights Update, week 24

We are witnessing a legal avalanche relating to businesses’ respect for human rights. Our Business and Human Rights Updates will keep you advised of initiatives of relevance to your business.

Last week saw not one – but two – national Parliaments adopt human rights due diligence legislation. A tool for those looking to track effectiveness of their efforts and another for investors wanting to unpack companies’ social performance. ILO and UNICEF published new “desperate” child labour numbers for companies to consider.

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