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Due diligence Swiss publish human rights guidelines for commodity sector

The Swiss government has published human rights guidelines - claimed to be the first of its kind - for firms operating in the commodity sector. 

This content was published on November 29, 2018 2:14 PM

Upset Bern corporate tax cuts flop at ballot box

Voters in canton Bern rejected a proposal to lower corporate taxes, dealing a surprise blow to the government and parliament.

This content was published on November 25, 2018 5:14 PM

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Compliance How do traders ensure due diligence in high-risk countries?

The high number of corruption allegations in the commodities sector raises the question of how traders ensure due diligence in high-risk states.

Opinion Switzerland’s golden opportunity for responsible business

Mark Pieth of the University of Basel criticises the Swiss government for lacking the political will to build a more responsible gold supply chain.

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