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2 Oct 2013

The Thun Group of Banks (Barclays, BBVA, Credit Suisse, ING Bank, RBS Group, UBS, UniCredit)

[PDF] Statement by the Thun Group of Banks - “The Guiding Principles: an interpretation for banks” - A Discussion Paper for banks on Principles 16 – 21 of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

We, the undersigned banks, have contributed to this discussion paper in order to gain a better understanding of the “Guiding Principles for the implementation of the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Frame-work” (“Guiding Principles”) and of the ways they can be applied in the banking business. Our discussions in the “Thun Group of Banks” have been assisted by expert input from the University of Zurich Competence Centre for Human Rights, a member of the Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights...