Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

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1 April 2007
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1 April 2007
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Autor/in: UK Social Investment Forum & UNEP Finance Initiative

[pension funds profiled: AP2 (Sweden), Environment Agency Pension Fund (UK), Fonds de Réserve pour les Retraites (France), Norges Bank (for Government Pension Fund (Norway)), PGGM (Netherlands), ABP (Netherlands), ARIA (Australia), Caisse de dépôt et...

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23 March 2007
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Autor/in: Entreprises pour les Droits de l'Homme

Le respect des Droits de l’Homme et leur prise en compte dans l’organisation et la conduits des activités des enterprises représentent pour celles-ci un enjeu majeur. Aujourd’hui, huit d’entre ells, françaises ou de culture fancophone, ont decide de...

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8 February 2007
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Autor/in: Bart Mongoven & Dan Kornfield, Stratfor

Harvard University professor John Ruggie, the U.N. special representative to the secretary-general on business and human rights, is expected to issue his final report to the U.N. Human Rights Council in March. His report will mark the culmination of...

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5 February 2007
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Autor/in: UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie

...[This] report describes principles and characteristics of human rights impact assessments for business, including similarities to environmental and social impact assessments, and provides updates on current initiatives... [It] is too early to offer...

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3 February 2007
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Autor/in: Lisa Roner, Ethical Corporation

In November, the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, a business-led effort to develop a corporate approach to human rights, announced the additions of GE and Ericsson to its roster. Advisers to the group say its growing breadth and depth...

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1 February 2007
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Autor/in: David Kinley (Univ. of Sydney), Justine Nolan (Univ. of New So. Wales), Natalie Zerial (Univ. of Sydney) in Company & Securities Law Journal [Australia]

To what extent social responsibilities should be made legally enforceable remains a matter of some fierce debate. There are already many laws in Australia that bind corporations...But should there be more specific human rights coverage, especially in...

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1 December 2006
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Autor/in: Terra Actualidad - Europa Press

El fabricante sueco de productos tecnológicos Ericsson anunció hoy su adhesión a la Iniciativa de Empresas líderes en Derechos Humanos (BLIHR, por sus siglas en inglés), diseñada para ayudar a desarrollar y conducir una adecuada respuesta corporativa...

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30 November 2006
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Autor/in: International Committee of the Red Cross

The aim of the present brochure is to provide managers of business enterprises with a simple basic document flagging situations where business operations may either benefit from the protections afforded by international humanitarian law or be...

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30 November 2006
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Autor/in: Comité international de la Croix-Rouge

La présente brochure a pour objet de fournir aux responsables de sociétés commerciales un document de base succinct appelant leur attention sur les situations dans lesquelles des opérations commerciales pourraient bénéficier des mesures de protection...

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