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1 June 2013

[PDF] A History of Neglect. UK Export Finance and Human rights

Author: Amnesty International UK

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited UK Export Finance (UKEF) to respond. UKEF's response is provided below] [The] eagerness [of UKEF] to help secure new overseas contracts for British companies often comes at the expense of human...

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29 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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31 May 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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1 January 2009

Trócaire Development Review 2009

Author: Tara Bedi (Editor), Trócaire

[includes full text of the following articles:]...

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5 December 2008

New practical human rights guide for business by UN Global Compact, IBLF, Castan Centre, OHCHR

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5 December 2008

[PDF] Human Rights Translated: A Business Reference Guide

Author: 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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22 March 2007

[PDF] Human rights, alternative dispute resolution and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

Briefing note for the participants at the Workshop on Accountability and Dispute Resolution...being organised by John Ruggie and Jane Nelson of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government...The goal of the Workshop is “to devise and make...

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1 December 2005

Institute for Corporate Culture Affairs launches handbook on corporate social responsibility -- includes chapters by Sir Geoffrey Chandler and about initiatives by Alcoa, Bertelsmann, Body Shop, BT, Calvert Group, Canon, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank,...

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1 December 2005

[DOC] Examples of companies’ impacts on a range of human rights issues

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The table below lists a range of human rights issues for business. For each issue, it provides an example of a positive company initiative and an example of an alleged abuse....

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20 September 2005

Coalition of Diverse Companies From Around the World Commit to First-Ever 'World Safety Declaration'

Author: DuPont

A coalition of diverse, cross-industry companies from around the world today announced their commitment to advance workplace and home safety practices globally over the next three years by participating in the first-ever "World Safety Declaration:...

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