UN-Leitprinzipien zu Wirtschaft und Menschenrechten

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Edited by Radu Mares

The 12 chapters in this collection offer an in-depth analysis of Ruggie’s reports with a special emphasis on regulatory and governance issues surrounding corporate responsibility...Academics and practitioners, policymakers, business executives, civil...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Centre for Intl. Policy Studies & Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa [Canada]

A talk by John Ruggie, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Business and Human Rights (2005 -2011)…[who] presented to the UN Human Rights Council a set of "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights", which were unanimously...

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1 January 2011
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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Dr Nadia Bernaz, Professor Joshua Castellino, Dr Jérémie Gilbert, Middlesex University Business School Law Department for the Equality and Human Rights Commission

In October 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission established a Working Group on Business and Human Rights with the key aim of encouraging businesses to integrate human rights into their business practices. The Working Group has concluded that...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Radu Mares, Senior researcher, Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law

This [paper] discusses the treatment that Professor Ruggie’s Guiding Principles offer for the responsibility to respect human rights (RtR) as applied to core companies whose affiliates’ operations infringe human rights. The issue is about a core...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Mary Dowell-Jones (University of Nottingham Human Rights Law Centre) & David Kinley (University of Sydney)

The work to develop the ‘protect, respect and remedy’ Framework…together with its ‘operationalising’ Guiding Principles, has coincided with one of the worst financial crises to hit the global economy and financial system in many decades. The social...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: USAID

Recent UN endorsement of the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights: Protect, Respect, and Remedy Framework provides an excellent occasion for colloquy and conversation surrounding opportunities, challenges, and emerging issues on the...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Brian Ganson, Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement, University of Stellenbosch Business School in Geneva Peacebuilding Platform

Practitioners, scholars and institutional actors focus on the predatory aspects of business in fragile environments (“business and conflict”), as well as on the need for private-sector engagement for jobs and security (“business and peace”). They have...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: G4S

Since 2010, G4S has been directly involved in the development and launch of a new International Code of Conduct for Private Security Providers, which sets out principles for security operations in so‑called “complex environments.”...[I]n order to...

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1 January 2011
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Autor/in: Jim Baker, Council of Global Unions in International Centre for Trade Union Rights

Global Framework Agreements have expanded in number and have evolved considerably in recent decades. Too often, they have been examined in isolation from the larger picture of multinational enterprises…To understand the value as well as the limits of...

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