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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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An Overview of Corporate Social Responsibility in Hungary

Author: FIDH (Intl. Federation for Human Rights), Published on: 13 September 2006

[The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) report on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in Hungary found out that]...lack of a clear definition and misuse of the concept make it difficult to get a clear picture of the changes such policies effectively mean to how companies operate...The...civil-society organisations...consider CSR as suspicious, since it is mainly used for marketing purposes. Some NGOs...have become involved in the CSR business by providing paid consultancy services, thus blurring the boundaries of their social mandate...[A] more careful and severe implementation of basic social rights is necessary and requires direct state intervention (through its judiciary, legislative and executive branches).

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