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Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore)

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Headquarters in Colombia

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1 October 2010

[PDF] Global Business Initiative on Human Rights Rountable

Author: Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas, Institute for Human Rights and Business

On 24 May 2010 an event was organised by the Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas and the Institute for...

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30 September 2010

Unilever joins Global Business Initiative on Human Rights [please scroll down]

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

GBI has formally announced that the Initiative's core group of members has been joined by Unilever, a leading supplier of fast moving consumer goods. The breadth of Unilever's global presence marks a significant step in the Initiative's programme,...

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24 September 2010

[PDF] Leaders Breakfast on Business and Human Rights: Looking Ahead to the Next Ten Years -

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Global Compact Network Netherlands

A side event of the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit...On Thursday 24 June 2010, a group of over 300 individuals from business, government and civil society gathered in New York to attend a breakfast session focused on the human rights...

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1 September 2010

Business and human rights dialogues

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

- Bob Corcoran - Vice President, Corporate Citizenship, General Electric...Discusses: Getting started and showing leadership in integrating human rights into business management. "...[Our] statement of principles on human rights...[has] been very...

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5 August 2010

Colombia's Cerrejon: four contractors die in accident

Author: Reuters

Colombia's biggest coal exporter Cerrejon [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata] said...that four contractors had been killed and 12 others injured while repairing a coal-storage silo...Colombia is the world's fifth largest coal...

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7 July 2010

DanWatch report on social & environmental impacts of Cerrejón coal mine in Colombia

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In May 2010 DanWatch issued a report on the alleged negative social & environmental impacts of the Cerrejon coal mine in northern Colombia, which supplies coal to DONG Energy and Vattenfall: The Curse of Coal...DONG Energy provided a response to...

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Company response
6 July 2010

Response by Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore Xstrata): Report alleges Cerrejón coal mine, which supplies DONG Energy and Vattenfall, causes diseases, pollution, and poverty.

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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23 June 2010

[PDF] The “State of Play” of Human Rights Due Diligence: Anticipating the Next Five Years

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, which means to act with due diligence to avoid infringing on the rights of others...But what does the corporate responsibility to respect mean in practice? And how effectively are companies...

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1 June 2010

Mary Robinson op-ed highlights developments in field of business & human rights, and areas for improvement

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