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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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10 July 2013

Myanmar: Invest at your own risk

Author: Lisa Misol, senior researcher, business & human rights with Human Rights Watch, Global Public Square blog on CNN

Major global brands have been enticed by Myanmar’s largely untapped potential...Myanmar’s government awarded...licenses...to telecommunications firms from Norway and Qatar... [O]pportunities abound – but so do pitfalls. The reforms introduced since...

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14 November 2012

Alleged death threats against protesters of wind farm in Oaxaca, Mexico

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Local communities protesting a major wind farm project in Oaxaca, Mexico...claim that it would have adverse impacts on their livelihoods. The project's land-use contract...is disputed by the communities who claim that it was signed based on incomplete...

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12 November 2012

Response by Heineken: Mexico: Local communities protest major wind farm in Oaxaca claiming it would adversely affect their livelihood; protesters allegedly subject to intimidation & death threats.

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23 September 2012
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Author: Oscar Rodríguez, Milenio

La Asamblea de Pueblos Indígenas del Istmo en Defensa de la Tierra y el Territorio, así como la Unión de Comunidades Indígenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo (Ucizoni), [denunciaron] que grupos de choque pretenden ingresar a su territorio para empezar a...

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1 June 2012

[PDF] Take a closer look: Current practices of Dutch business on human rights

Author: Beco, Human [email protected], Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development (VBDO)

This publication['s]...main goal is to give insight into the current status of the implementation of the guidelines in the Netherlands, and to provide further ideas and inspiration. The publication pays attention to the importance of human rights for...

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27 April 2012
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Author: Radio Okapi [Rép. dém. du Congo]

Le ministère de la Santé a présenté ce vendredi 27 avril les résultats d’une étude sur la promotion de la santé au travail. L’enquête, menée dans quinze entreprises publiques et privées de la ville de Kinshasa du 13 au 17 Septembre 2010, a porté sur un...

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10 April 2012

Heineken plans to build hospitals in Haiti

Author: Louise Lucas, Financial Times [UK]

Heineken...is hatching plans to build hospitals and schools in crisis-torn Haiti. The move demonstrates the growing role of the private sector, particularly the consumer goods industry, in taking on public sector roles in poorer countries. Food and...

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3 April 2012

Myanmar: Investing in the Future of Democracy and Human Rights

Author: Salil Tripathi, Institute for Human Rights and Business [UK]

The results of Sunday’s historic elections in Myanmar...may convince the European Union to lift sanctions...The challenges...[investors] will face in making sure their investments are...based on internationally accepted principles, are many...The ...

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1 October 2011

[PDF] CSR in conflict and post-conflict environments: from risk management to value creation

Author: Maria Prandi and Josep M. Lozano (eds.), Escola de Cultura de Pau & ESADE: Institute for Social Innovation

[T]here are significant experiences of companies that are participating in peace-building in numerous...

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