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22 December 2015
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Author: Télé Bruxelles (Belgique)

« 21 entreprises récompensées pour leur lutte contre la discrimination à l'embauche », 18 décemebre 2015...

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10 May 2012
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Author: Larry Lohmann, Abya Yala Ediciones

Durante la última década, el comercio de emisiones se ha revelado como la pieza clave de las iniciativas mundiales para luchar contra el cambio climático…[Pero] toda una serie de grandes empresas, organismos financieros, centros académicos, gobiernos,...

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2 May 2011

[PDF] Business & Human Rights: an update on recent developments

Author: NautaDutilh law firm

The Guiding Principles do not intend to impose new legal obligations, but instead aim to elaborate on the implications of existing standards and practices...and to integrate them within a single, logically coherent and comprehensive template. Still,.....

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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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1 June 2010

Global Compact Network Netherlands announcement of publication on how to do business with respect for human rights (launched Jun 2010)

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1 June 2010

[PDF] How to do Business with Respect for Human Rights: A Guidance Tool for Companies

Author: Global Compact Network Netherlands

Society is increasingly concerned about how business activities have impacts on human rights...[F]or many companies it remains a challenge to embed human rights in their day-to-day operations...[In 2008, the UN General Assembly] unanimously endorsed...

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20 January 2010

[PDF] Closing Governance Gaps: Application of the U.N. “Protect, Respect, Remedy” Framework - Expert Multi-Stakeholder Consultation

Author: prepared for mandate of UN Special Representative John Ruggie

The expert multi-stakeholder consultation on 20 January 2010 in Berlin convened representatives from government, business, and nongovernmental organizations that have already attempted to implement or apply some aspect of the UN “Protect, Respect,...

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20 October 2009

Cluster Munition Coalition calls on govts to stop banks investing in companies producing cluster bombs

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20 October 2009

[PDF] Worldwide Investments in Cluster Munitions: a shared responsibility

Author: Esther Vandenbroucke, IKV Pax Christi & Roos Boer, Netwerk Vlaanderen

This publication...presents...financial institutions’ investment in companies that develop or produce cluster munitions, on financial institutions disinvesting from producers of cluster munitions and on legislative measures to prohibit investment in...

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9 March 2009

Fortis MFB Earmarks Loan For HIV/AIDS Patients [Nigeria]

Author: Betrand Nwankwo, Leadership Nigeria

...Fortis MFB [microfinance bank] said it has set aside some funds to be disbursed as loans to women living with HIV/AIDS. The Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Deji Fisho announced the gesture at the weekend at an event to mark the International...

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