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"Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II": New publication by UN Global Compact & OHCHR

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28 March 2008

New Publication: Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II

Author: Global Compact Office, Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The Global Compact Office and the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights have announced the release of the second edition in the Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice series. The publication has been produced in the context of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and features 20 case studies from Global Compact signatories around the world...Among the companies profiled are: ABB, Achilles, Anglogold Ashanti, AREVA, Barloworld, BASF, Eskom, Ipek Kagit, Ketchum, MAS Holdings, Newmont Mining Corporation, NIKE Inc, Novartis, Sasol, Royal Dutch Shell, Starbucks, Titan Industries, Volkswagen and Westpac Banking Corporation.

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1 March 2008

[PDF] full report: "Embedding Human Rights in Business Practice II"

Author: UN Global Compact, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

[with case studies on: Westpac Australia and the Cape York indigenous partnership; ABB and Sudan; Reducing essential micronutrient malnutrition in developing countries: A BASF Partnership; Ipek Kagit: From philanthropy to development; A new era in Nike's CSR strategy; A case study of Sasol; The case of Asocolflores, the Colombian Flower Exporters Association; Eskom and the UNGC Principles on Human Rights; MAS and the Women Go Beyond programme; Achilles - Collaborative industry approaches to supply chain corporate responsibility; The story of Anglogold Ashanti and three Malian villages; AREVA in Niger: A multi-stakeholder partnership to tackle HIV/AIDS; Contributing to societal change in South Africa from the 1970s to today– A case study of Barloworld; Implementing a living wage globally: The Novartis approach; Starbucks’ responsible sourcing; Embedding human rights at Titan Industries; Ketchum and the Rescue and Restore Victims of Human Trafficking programme; Newmont Mining; Better health and safety for suppliers: A partnership project between Volkswagen, ILO and GTZ]

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