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6 September 2013
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Autor/in: Jim Wright, for GOXI

From 1 October 2013 company directors of UK Companies will have to include human rights issues in their annual reports...This review examines how FTSE 100 companies reported Human Rights in their 2012 Annual Reports...Some companies have provided...

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13 June 2013
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Autor/in: Megan McGrath, Voice of America

Everyone has BRCA genes in their cells. If you are a woman and one of your BRCA gene copies has a mutation, your risk of developing breast cancer is very high - up to 87 percent in some cases…Myriad Genetics Inc. was the first to discover the healthy,...

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18 March 2013
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Autor/in: UN Conference on Trade and Development

UNCTAD hosted its first Global CSR Retreat…bringing together 27 corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals from 18 countries for a…peer-to-peer learning event. Participants shared best practices on sustainable business with their peers from...

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1 March 2013
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Autor/in: Strauss Group & Israel Women's Network

Strauss Group is proud to publish, in collaboration with the Israel Women's Network, the third annual Israeli Catalyst Census, which examines the percentage of women in senior executive positions and on the boards of directors of TA-100 companies. The....

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11 February 2013
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Autor/in: Peter Nestor, BSR Insight

When the United Nations endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...businesses in nearly every industry took a more serious look at their human rights impacts. For food, beverage, and agriculture companies, labor rights are often the...

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3 December 2012
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3 December 2012
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Autor/in: Institute for Human Rights and Business & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

This report…takes stock of efforts by companies to address human rights impacts associated with their business relationships. Behind the macro trends and data of globalisation lies a complex array of individual business relationships, each with...

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16 November 2012
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Autor/in: Sue Reisinger, Corporate Counsel [USA]

In a groundbreaking trend for corporate America, major companies are moving much faster than lawmakers in providing equal rights protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals. “Businesses have laid a foundation of workplace...

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11 September 2012
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Autor/in: Compilation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Bio-piracy is a concept that describes the practice of commercially exploiting genetic material, especially through patents, while failing to obtain permission from or to pay compensation to the indigenous communities from which it originates.

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23 August 2012
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Autor/in: EFE

Un proyecto auspiciado por el Foro Económico Mundial busca reducir la brecha de género en México un 10% en los próximos tres años, informó hoy la empresaria Angélica Fuentes Téllez, presidenta ejecutiva del Grupo Omnilife-Chivas. La iniciativa del...

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