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Council of Europe draft study evaluates how it can help implement UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights in member states

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16 November 2012

[PDF] Draft feasibility study on corporate social responsibility in the field of human rights

Author: Steering Committee for Human Rights (CDDH), Council of Europe

The present study seeks to evaluate the added value of any standard-setting work which the Council of Europe could engage in with a view to the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles and make concrete proposals to that effect...[T]he Council of Europe could develop a strategy for human rights and business which could comprise the following measures: the adoption of awareness-raising measures for the UN Guiding Principles amongst stakeholders in all 47 Council of Europe member states, such as a declaration by the Committee of Ministers on corporate social responsibility and human rights...

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Author: Comité directeur pour les droits de l'Homme (CDDH), Conseil de l'Europe

La présente étude s’efforce d’évaluer la valeur ajoutée de tout travail normatif que le Conseil de l’Europe pourrait entamer en vue de mettre en œuvre les Principes directeurs des Nations Unies et de faire des propositions concrètes à cet effet...[L]e Conseil de l’Europe pourrait élaborer une stratégie sur les droits de l’homme et les entreprises qui comprendrait les mesures suivantes: l’adoption de mesures de sensibilisation aux Principes directeurs des Nations Unies au sein des parties prenantes des 47 Etats membres du Conseil de l’Europe,
telles qu’une déclaration du Comité des Ministres sur la responsabilité sociale des entreprises et les droits de l’homme...

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