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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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20 July 2012
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Autor/in: Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade,SciDev.Net [Brazil]

A Brazilian government agency…has fined 35 companies for not sharing benefits from exploitation of the country's biodiversity…[The] Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama)…announced…that 35 different companies were...

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29 June 2012
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Autor/in: Mark Tran, Guardian [UK]

Crop failure for farmers is not merely a financial setback but a disaster that could push families into abject poverty...LeapFrog [Investments]...invests in those that are [in the microinsurance business], such as Shriram...In two years, [LeapFrog...

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28 June 2012
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Autor/in: Sue Branford, for LAB

On 8 June 2012 the UGP (Unión de Gremios de la Producción), which is a body representing the big farmers, published...a petition entitled "12 arguments for getting rid of Lovera"...director of SENAVE (The National Service for the Quality and Health of...

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29 May 2012
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Autor/in: Jinty Jackson for IPS, in Guardian [UK]

...[Breaking] the country's dependence on "dirty" fuel is the aim of a for-profit venture called CleanStar that began selling ethanol cooking stoves in the capital, Maputo, this year. The ethanol is made from cassava, or mandioca, which is grown in...

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18 May 2012
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Autor/in: Andrew Quinn, Reuters

...[The] world's industrial powers turned to the private sector on Friday to help fight hunger and malnutrition for up to a billion people...U.S. President Barack Obama announced a new public-private partnership program involving some $3 billion in...

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