Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

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1 March 2009
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Autor/in: Intl. Seminar on Business & Human Rights

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25 February 2009
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17 December 2008
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Autor/in: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

The purpose of the 60th Anniversary in Paris was to mark the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the challenges and opportunities which face us in the field of business and human rights…We…believe that no business…should be shut...

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5 December 2008
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Autor/in: UN Global Compact

..."Human Rights Translated: A Business Reference Guide" ... explains human rights concepts in the language of business through the use of examples and suggested practical actions. The publication...is a joint product of the Castan Centre for Human...

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5 December 2008
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5 December 2008
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Autor/in: OHCHR, IBLF, UN Global Compact & Castan Centre for Human Rights Law at Faculty of Law, Monash University [Australia]

Readers are guided through each of the rights contained in the UN treaties...and given a description of what each right means in general terms and how it may be relevant to a company’s activities...To bring reality to the report, each description of a...

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3 December 2008
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Autor/in: Amita Joseph & Nidhi Sharma, Business & Community Foundation, India

The 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebration will have a seminar this December exploring the framework by the UN in relation to Business & its Responsibility to Respect Human rights. The list of confirmed speakers...

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1 December 2008
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Autor/in: John F. Sherman, III and Chip Pitts

…Ensuring a robust corporate culture that supports and respects human rights is critical to preventing business-related human rights abuses. To achieve this culture, a company should take an integrated approach. First, the company must understand what...

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18 June 2008
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Autor/in: UN Special Representative John Ruggie

[prepared for Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights: “Session on Partnerships between Business and Government”] ...[The] State duty to protect lies at the core of the international human rights regime... [Most] governments take a narrow approach...

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1 May 2008
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Autor/in: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights

In particular, we welcome the recognition of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. It requires the performance of due diligence, which is not just a passive or reactive process. The responsibility to respect and its due diligence...

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