UN-Leitprinzipien für Wirtschaft & Menschenrechte

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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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30 November 2011
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Autor/in: Norwegian National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Entreprises

The Norwegian-owned Mindoro Nickel Project in the Philippines should consult a broader group of indigenous peoples and be more transparent about adverse environmental impacts, concludes the OECD National Contact Point (NCP) Norway...Intex has conducted...

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30 November 2011
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Autor/in: National Human Rights Commission of India

The Guiding Principles must focus on tackling the issue of separate ‘Legal Personality’. The principle of ‘Absolute Liability’ developed by Courts in India could be used as a tool to provide legal by corporate activities, including those in conflict...

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29 November 2011
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Autor/in: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Highlights from the interactive discussion on the future of the business and human rights agenda, held in London on 17 November 2011 in honour of Sir Geoffrey Chandler, are now available...Panelists: Peter Frankental, Amnesty International UK; Bennett...

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28 November 2011
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Autor/in: John Sherman in Lawyers for Better Business

A recent op-ed in the New York Times by Joe Nocera described a law firm’s resistance to attesting to the validity of client mortgage documents on which it relied in court proceedings to foreclose on residential home mortgages. The firm subsequently...

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24 November 2011
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Autor/in: Plateforme autochtones [Suisse]

Les activités [du Groupe de travail des Nations Unies sur les droits de l’homme et les sociétés transnationales] sont axées sur un ensemble de directives des Nations Unies internationalement acceptées qui, pour la première fois, fournissent une norme...

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23 November 2011
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Autor/in: Germanwatch, MISEREOR, European Center for Constitutional & Human Rights, German civil society networks Forum Human Rights and Corporate Accountability (CorA)

International conference discusses policy approaches to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Germany and Europe...Germany needs to strengthen its efforts to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...

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23 November 2011
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Autor/in: TEDxHunterCCS

[Transcript:]...Big business can be a force for good…The interests of business and the interests of society could be aligned, given the right leadership, staff and resources…Despite all those years of work, I haven’t managed to eliminate human rights...

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21 November 2011
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Autor/in: Buraku Liberation and Human Rights Research Institute [Japan]

Based on the research achievements on business and human rights since 2005, BLHRRI established guidelines on corporate responsibility for human rights as a self-checking tool to see where corporations' management and performance on human rights are.

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21 November 2011
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Autor/in: Katherine Tyler in Lawyers for Better Business

The actual impact of the GPs [Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights] is unclear and on 15–16 September 2011 over 100 lawyers, academics, students and representatives from businesses, NGOs, the OECD, the EU...gathered at a conference in...

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