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Autor/in: Confederation of British Industry
What is meant by "human rights"...The normative status of the rules under examination...How far is it feasible or desirable to subject TNCs to human rights obligations?...Overall, would the imposition on TNCs of legal liability for breach of human...
Autor/in: John Cridland, Confederation of British Industry
It is our strong contention that one of the outcomes of the High Commissioner's study will be based around more effective enforcement by national governments of existing international human rights obligations through domestic legislation. We would...
Autor/in: Maurice Mendelson
I consider this document [the UN Norms] to be extremely unsatisfactory from a legal viewpoint. In particular: It has little or no basis in existing international law...It runs counter to the general structure of international law which, for good...
Autor/in: Alison Maitland, Financial Times
Amnesty International has hit back at a CBI [Confederation of British Industry] assault on United Nations human rights proposals, accusing the business lobby of scare-mongering and misinformation.
- Mit Bezug auf: Financial Times: Amnesty hits back at Confederation of British Industry's attack on UN human rights norms for business
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Autor/in: Peter Frankental, Economic Relations Director, Amnesty International UK, letter to editor of Financial Times
It is disappointing to see the CBI embark on an exercise of misinformation in its attempt to discredit the "UN human rights norms for business"...Rather than engage in a scaremongering exercise directed at the UK government, the CBI would do better to...
Autor/in: David Gow, Guardian [UK]
The [UK] government is coming under heavy pressure from business leaders to reject plans by the United Nations to make multinational groups legally liable for human rights, including abuses by their suppliers and customers.