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1 June 2009
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1 June 2009
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Autor/in: Kathryn Dovey, Director of Global Business Initiative on Human Rights and consultant to Realizing Rights

There is currently a marked absence of gender as an area of intervention or reporting or even as a discussion point within the growing field of business and human rights. This scoping paper seeks to address this gap in analysis and action by providing...

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14 February 2009
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Autor/in: Stephen Zunes, AlterNet

Over the objections of church groups, peace organizations and human rights activists, President Barack Obama decided…to visit the headquarters of the Caterpillar company, which for years has violated international law, U.S. law and its own code of...

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1 February 2009
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Autor/in: David Kinley, ed. - Prof. of Human Rights Law, Univ. of Sydney

The erstwhile unlikely coupling of human rights and corporations is now a typical feature of corporate/community relations... This volume assembles the leading essays from this body of work. [contributions by Peter Muchlinski, Beth Stephens,...

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1 January 2009
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1 January 2009
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Autor/in: Elisa Morgera, pub. Oxford University Press

The progressive integration, or attempted integration, of the private sector in the implementation of IEL [Intl. Environmental Law] through the concept of corporate accountability has come to represent one of the aspects of the continuous and constant...

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1 January 2009
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Autor/in: Edward Potter & Marika McCauley Sine, Coca-Cola, in Human Rights in Labor & Employment Relations [book] James Gross & Lance Compa, editors

...[The] mindset of American business on human rights since the 1950s has been complex. Business leaders...have consistently taken the position that their internal workplace practices should reflect the normal legislative and regulatory process of the...

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1 November 2008
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Autor/in: Vuyelwa Kuuya, Research Fellow, Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge

Where corporate power has led to human rights violations various stakeholders – employees, consumers, indigenous communities, non-governmental and inter-governmental organisations, legislators and others – have called for corporate accountability for...

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28 October 2008
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Autor/in: John Ruggie, UN Special Representative on Business & Human Rights speaking at the Carnegie Council [USA]

[Full transcript with embedded video clips. Key topics covered include: a summary history of events leading to the mandate of the UN Special Representative on Business & Human Rights; an outline of the duty to protect/responsibility to respect...

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17 October 2008
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