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27 July 2015

Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: “Access to Water”

Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

Access to water is one of the major challenges the world is facing today. The demand for water will continue to increase as the global population grows and exerts increasing pressure on supplies. This distorted relationship between demand for water...

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27 July 2015

Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum: “Maintaining Privacy”

Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum

The dilemma for responsible businesses is how companies can refrain from interfering with the right to privacy of employees and business partners when operating in or sourcing from emerging markets that present a high risk environment in terms of...

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27 July 2015

Human Rights Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Companies in relation to Access to Medicines

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Human Rights Guidelines for Pharmaceutical Companies in relation to Access to Medicines", Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights...

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27 July 2015

The Business of Women’s Human Rights

Author: International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia Pacific

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16 June 2015

Malaysian Bar Council report on impacts of Murum Dam on resettled indigenous communities

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13 March 2015

Lawyers acting in companies' best interests should protect human rights, says President of Australian Human Rights Commission

Author: Felicity Nelson, Lawyers Weekly (Australia)

“The business case for human rights,” 11 Mar 2015...

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6 March 2015

Intl. Bar Association’s draft guidance on business & human rights offers helpful details on lawyers’ duties, says academic

Author: Prof. Richard Moorhead, UCL Centre for Law & Ethics, on Lawyer Watch (UK)

“Some thoughts on how lawyers are responding to the UN Guiding Principles on Human Rights,” 25 Feb 2015...

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20 February 2015

New Zealand: Council of Trade Unions calls on business group to stop lobbying against right to strike

Author: Voxy (New Zealand)

“Business NZ 'tarnish NZ's reputation attacking human rights',” 18 Feb 2015...

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28 January 2015

[Audio] Myanmar: Writer/activist Ma Thida speaks on freedom of expression, hate speech & the responsibility of companies

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

“Voices: Ma Thida”, 17 December 2014...

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26 January 2015

Campaign calls for proposed binding treaty to “dismantle corporate power and stop impunity”

Author: Juan Hernández Zubizarreta, Univ. of Basque Country, for Transnational Institute

"The New Global Corporate Law", 13 Jan 2015...

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