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1 May 2014

[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift

This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...

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25 February 2014

Facebook, Unilever to study Internet adoption in rural India [India]

Author: Press Trust of India

Unilever has partnered Internet.org, a Facebook-led alliance, to study how Internet adoption can be increased in rural communities in India. As an initial step, Internet.org and Unilever will carry out a comprehensive study to examine the...

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1 January 2014

[PDF] Corporate influence in the Post-2015 process

Author: Lou Pingeot, Global Policy Forum

[T]his working paper examines the role and influence of business actors in the process towards the Post-2015 agenda of the UN, with particular attention to the influence of large transnational corporations. The business sector certainly has an...

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20 December 2013

Study: 51 of 100 Top Companies Emitting Unsustainable Levels of CO2

Author: Mary Mazzoni, TriplePundit

Climate Counts and the Center for Sustainable Organizations just released what they call the “world’s first” science-based company rankings,...[assessing] the emissions performance of 100 companies from 2005 to 2012 within the context of climate...

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11 November 2013

Swedish and Indian Companies Explore Business Models that Include the Poor as Consumers, Producers and Suppliers

Author: Business Call to Action

Leading Swedish and Indian companies gathered in New Delhi…to share examples of how businesses have developed innovative models…[to] contribute to development outcomes, and ensure that the poor are included in economic activities as consumers,...

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24 October 2013

SOMO calls for European Commission to adopt legally binding rules on conflict minerals based on an analysis of European companies' current due diligence efforts

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24 October 2013

[PDF] Conflict Due Diligence by European Companies

Author: SOMO

The major conclusions of this paper include: Only a small percentage of EU-listed companies are directly affected by Dodd Frank 1502 and are therefore required to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals. The large majority of companies that...

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21 August 2013

Facebook Leads an Effort to Lower Barriers to Internet Access

Author: Vindu Goel, New York Times

Facebook announced an effort aimed at drastically cutting the cost of delivering basic Internet services on mobile phones, particularly in developing countries, where Facebook and other tech companies need to find new users. Half a dozen of the world...

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1 August 2013

[PDF] Bringing a Human Rights Lens to Stakeholder Engagement: Shift Workshop Report No 3

Author: Shift

[Many] human rights impacts can be linked back to challenges related to stakeholder engagement...On 23-24 May 2013, Shift held...[a] workshop focused on...stakeholder engagement in implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human...

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10 June 2013

Allen & Overy publishes second issue of "Business and Human Rights Review" on implementing UN Guiding Principles

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