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Human Rights Watch & Center for Human Rights and Global Justice launch report on business & human rights

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19 February 2008

Business: Rights at Risk in the Global Economy

Author: Human Rights Watch

People in countries across the world are regularly harmed when businesses fail to respect basic human rights, according to a new report by Human Rights Watch and the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at New York University School of Law...Drawing on more than a decade of research and reporting by Human Rights Watch, the report presents dozens of examples that detail the ways in which a wide variety of industries have an impact upon the whole spectrum of human rights around the globe...This report builds a factual foundation to support calls for the creation of a widely applicable, overarching set of standards for all businesses, regardless of where and how they operate...[refers to Wal-Mart, Enron]

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19 February 2008

full report: "On the Margins of Profit - Rights at Risk in the Global Economy"

Author: Human Rights Watch, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice (CHRGJ) at New York University School of Law

[refers to DynCorp, AngloGold Ashanti, Enron, Wal-Mart, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! (part of e-Bay), Skype]

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