Commodity-driven deforestation is linked to climate change and poses risks to investors and companies, as well as to broader society; meeting climate targets requires addressing supply chain deforestation and there are a number of areas related to targets, policy, supply chain implementation and disclosure that investors should push companies on (Ceres)

Week of 13 July 2020 Commodity-driven deforestation is linked to climate change and poses risks to investors and companies, as well as to broader society; meeting climate targets requires addressing supply chain deforestation and there are a number of areas related to targets, policy, supply chain implementation and disclosure that investors should push companies on … Continue reading Commodity-driven deforestation is linked to climate change and poses risks to investors and companies, as well as to broader society; meeting climate targets requires addressing supply chain deforestation and there are a number of areas related to targets, policy, supply chain implementation and disclosure that investors should push companies on (Ceres)

Five strategies used by companies to avoid responsibility (for human rights and environmental impacts) are constructing deniability, avoiding liability through judicial strategies, distracting and obfuscating, undermining defenders and communities and utilising state power (Mind The Gap)

Week of 13 July 2020 Five strategies used by companies to avoid responsibility (for human rights and environmental impacts) are constructing deniability, avoiding liability through judicial strategies, distracting and obfuscating, undermining defenders and communities and utilising state power (Mind The Gap) The Mind The Gap consortium (comprising eleven civil society organisations - ACIDH, Afrewatch, Al … Continue reading Five strategies used by companies to avoid responsibility (for human rights and environmental impacts) are constructing deniability, avoiding liability through judicial strategies, distracting and obfuscating, undermining defenders and communities and utilising state power (Mind The Gap)

Momentum is building quickly for mandatory human rights diligence legislation; effective legislation needs to take into account scope, substance, enforcement mechanisms, policy coherence and consistency across jurisdictions (OHCHR)

Week of 13 July 2020 Momentum is building quickly for mandatory human rights diligence legislation; effective legislation needs to take into account scope, substance, enforcement mechanisms, policy coherence and consistency across jurisdictions (OHCHR) Momentum continues to build globally for new mandatory human rights due diligence legislation (mHRDD)—most recently in the EU, Germany and Switzerland, among … Continue reading Momentum is building quickly for mandatory human rights diligence legislation; effective legislation needs to take into account scope, substance, enforcement mechanisms, policy coherence and consistency across jurisdictions (OHCHR)