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21 July 2010

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot...

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1 February 2010

Global Business Initiative roundtable on business & human rights in Asia (Delhi, Nov 2009)

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Business and Human Rights Roundtable: A focus on South Asia and South East Asia

Author: Global Business Initative

[A] number of themes were raised during the roundtable…When addressing the human rights responsibilities of business – there needs to be a stronger link made to…concerns such as poverty, natural resource use, climate change, conflict and corruption...

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27 July 2009

The Magic Carpet [India]

Author: Neelima Mahajan-Bansa, Forbes India

The soft-spoken Nand Kishore Chaudhary...doesn’t speak much English and has never studied in a business school. But the social enterprise model that he has created for Jaipur Rugs has changed the lives of 40,000-odd weavers in villages across 10...

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30 March 2009

Jaipur Rugs Receives Workplace Human Rights Certification [India]

Author: Furniture World Magazine

Jaipur Rugs Inc. announced that its manufacturing facility in Jaipur, India has been certified to the Social Accountability International SA 8000 Workplace and Human Rights Standards...SA 8000 is an internationally recognized standard based on...

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