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7 telecommunications companies join Global Networks Initiative expanding global protection of freedom of expression & privacy rights
Author: Global Networks Initiative
"Global Network Initiative Adds Seven Companies in Milestone Expansion of Freedom of Expression and Privacy Initiative"...
Leadership, leverage & solidarity by companies who support humans right defenders will pay long-term dividends, says Intl. Service for Human Rights
Author: Sarah Brooks, International Service for Human Rights (ISHR)
"Business can and should ally with those defending human rights", 1 Feb 2017...
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Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact
This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...
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“La ONU saluda que Pzizer prohíba el uso de sus fármacos para ejecuciones” 19 de Mayo de 2016...
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The Global Network Initiative: how can companies in the information and communications technology sector respect human rights?
Author: Michael Samway, Yahoo! Inc.
Over the past two decades, companies in the information and communications technology (ICT) sector have designed, developed and distributed online tools that have allowed citizens across the globe to share information and communicate in unprecedented...
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Author: Consejería Presidencial de Derechos Humanos Colombia
La Consejera (e) Diana Mendieta y el Ministro británico Lord Price CVO, junto con cerca de 30 empresas del Reino Unido que tienen operación en Colombia, firmaron una declaración en apoyo a La Paz y a los derechos humanos en Colombia. Foto: Oswaldo...