UN-Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft & Menschenrechte

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1 November 2011
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Autor/in: Ethos Institute – Business and Social Responsibility

…[T]he economic rights advances made in recent years in Brazil...must be followed by equal advances in civil, social and cultural rights…which requires…action by…business and labour organizations, so that…human rights can be prioritized in the current...

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1 November 2011
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Autor/in: Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social

Esta publicação...visa trazer uma contribuição para o debate sobre a relação das empresas com os direitos humanos, mostrando como elas podem enxergá-los em seus negócios e indicando oportunidades para uma atuação preventiva e proativa. Buscamos.....

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1 November 2011
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Autor/in: Swedwatch & SOMO

Multinational electronics companies have been keen to invest in production facilities in Vietnam in recent years. However, in the past decade their biggest incentive - cheap labour - and laws restricting dialogue between workforce and employers have...

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1 November 2011
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Autor/in: Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB)

This submission, made in relation to India’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR), seeks to encourage constructive dialogue at the HRC [Human Rights Council] concerning the Government of India’s implementation of the UN Guiding Principles in relation to the...

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31 October 2011
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Autor/in: ASEAN Foundation, BCSR Malaysia, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact

This one-day roundtable will be an exchange among senior business leaders in relation to a rapidly developing area of corporate responsibility – human rights in a business context. The session will bring together experiences of global businesses plus...

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28 October 2011
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Autor/in: John Ruggie

What are adverse human rights impacts costing your company? Increasingly, executives and boards need to understand these costs and ensure they have adequate systems in place to identify and address such impacts. Management of human rights risks should...

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28 October 2011
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Autor/in: Access

One of the objectives of the Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference is the creation of a Silicon Valley Standard (SVS). This is a principled statement incorporating the issues discussed at the 2011 Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference. The document...

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27 October 2011
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Autor/in: Jack Ucciferri, Harrington Investments, in Huffington Post [USA]

Last week I sat in on a graduate seminar facilitated by…Mary Robinson…Ms. Robinson is excited about the potential of Professor Ruggie's newly unveiled…"UN 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework for Business and Human Rights."…I submit that there is...

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27 October 2011
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Autor/in: Southern Lights Group [Argentina]

Analysis of the content and implications of the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, with special emphasis on natural resources extractive industries...the UN approved by general consent...the “Guiding Principles on Business and Human...

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26 October 2011
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Autor/in: Lucy Amis, Day Associates [UK]

The media provide an essential vehicle for freedom of expression globally…Yet until the News International [part of News Corp.] phone-hacking scandal resurfaced this year…we had lost sight of the fact that media organisations are major multinational...

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