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1 June 2012
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Autor/in: Antoni Pigrau, Susana Borràs, Jordi Jaria i Manzano, Antonio Cardesa-Salzmann, Environmental Justice Organisations, Liabilities and Trade (EJOLT)

Questions of global justice raise within transnational relations in the light of an ever increasing number of instances of massive environmental damage and human rights violations, resulting from the operation of multinational corporations (MNCs). This...

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1 May 2012
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1 May 2012
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Autor/in: Intl. Trade Union Confederation

The UN Framework and the Guiding Principles are of great importance for workers and their trade unions…This briefing will focus on six essential elements of the Guiding Principles that make them valuable for trade unionists: 1. The distinction between...

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1 April 2012
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Autor/in: Surya Deva, City University of Hong Kong in European Company Law

In June 2011, the UN Human Rights Council endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (GPs) drafted by Professor John Ruggie, the former UN Secretary General’s Special Representative on the issue of human rights and transnational...

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1 March 2012
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Autor/in: Penelope Simons, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law - Common Law Section [Canada], in Journal of Human Rights and the Environment

This article argues that Ruggie's approach [in the "Protect, Respect and Remedy" framework and Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights] to addressing corporate human rights impunity was misconceived...[To] address corporate impunity effectively...

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1 January 2012
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Autor/in: Oliver Salas

While there are established rules to invoke the liability of States for their breach of international law obligations, there is no equivalent to hold corporations liable for violating human rights norms...[T]he lack of obvious international remedies...

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1 December 2011
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Autor/in: Alejandro Teitelbaum, Melik Özden, CETIM

This report attempts to bring up to date the booklet entitled Transnational Corporations and Human...

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9 September 2011
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Autor/in: Antonio Vives, Director de Cumpetere, Profesor consultor de la Universidad de Stanford, ex Gerente de Desarrollo Sostenible del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo

La respuesta a esta pregunta depende de quién la responda. Los que trabajan en el tema de Derechos Humanos desde el sector público, dirán que es obvio de que sí. Los que trabajan en las empresas, posiblemente digan que no. El problema es en gran medida...

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1 September 2011
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16 August 2011
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Autor/in: John H. Knox, Wake Forest Univ. School of Law

This paper examines the application of human rights law to corporations. It focuses on the six-year mandate of John Ruggie as the special representative of the U.N. Secretary-General on human rights and corporations, which culminated in June 2011 with...

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