Business & Human Rights

  • India’s New Social Media Regulation Hits Big Tech

    March 17, 2021

    India, the second-largest internet economy, launched new regulation that Big Tech must put in place within the next three months and is intended to hold social media platforms accountable, giving the government the authority to have more power over how the social networks regulate their content.

  • Bigman: Stakeholder Capitalism’s Forgotten Stakeholder

    March 12, 2021

    Dan Bigman writes in chiefexecutive.net that as companies increasingly embrace ESG, the push for improving environmental, social and governance practices on the road to Stakeholder Capitalism, CEO’s and boards should remember to pitch in and help their smaller, privately held suppliers who are often left behind in the push for improvement.

  • MEPs Support Requiring Firms to Comply with ESG Standards

    March 08, 2021

    The EU Parliament’s legislative initiative on ‘Due Diligence and Corporate Accountability’ will be put to a vote and if passed will require companies to identify and remedy risks to human rights, health, the environment arising from their activities throughout their supply chain.

  • Google will Stop Tracking to Sell Ads

    March 08, 2021

    As consumers increasingly call for more privacy online, Google, in a move that will change the digital advertising industry, will stop selling ads based on a person's individual browsing across websites. 

  • WIPO: China Extends Lead over U.S. in Global Patents Filings

    March 08, 2021

    The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced that China was the biggest source of applications for international patents in the world in 2020 for the second year in a row with 68,720 applications.

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