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10 December 2010

Novo Nordisk welcomes new guidelines on human rights

Author: Novo Nordisk

...Professor Ruggie clearly places human rights front and centre of corporate responsibility, as a fundamental means of contributing to the social dimension of sustainability.....As a founding member of the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights,...

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1 December 2010

What role does business play in human rights?

Author: Global Reporting Initiative, European Parliament

18:00-19:30, Monday 6 December 2010. Members Salon, European Parliament, Brussels. Around 80 percent of the Global Fortune 250 companies produced reports demonstrating their human rights performance in 2008/9; more than three-quarters were based on...

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1 October 2010

[PDF] Global Business Initiative on Human Rights Rountable

Author: Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas, Institute for Human Rights and Business

On 24 May 2010 an event was organised by the Fundación Ideas Para La Paz, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), El Centro Regional para América Latina y el Caribe en apoyo del Pacto Mundial de las Naciones Unidas and the Institute for...

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30 September 2010

Unilever joins Global Business Initiative on Human Rights [please scroll down]

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

GBI has formally announced that the Initiative's core group of members has been joined by Unilever, a leading supplier of fast moving consumer goods. The breadth of Unilever's global presence marks a significant step in the Initiative's programme,...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC),...

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2 August 2010
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Author: Saou Mouloud, Liberté [Algérie]

En collaboration avec l’Association d’aide aux personnes atteintes du diabète de la wilaya de Jijel et l’appui des autorités locales et nationales de la santé, l’entreprise Novo Nordisk...organise, depuis samedi dernier, un séjour thérapeutique en...

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24 June 2010

Companies commit to human rights in increasing numbers

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre & Realizing Rights

As representatives of over 1000 companies gather this week in New York at the United Nations Global Compact Leaders Summit, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have published a list of over 270 companies worldwide...

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23 June 2010

[PDF] The “State of Play” of Human Rights Due Diligence: Anticipating the Next Five Years

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, which means to act with due diligence to avoid infringing on the rights of others...But what does the corporate responsibility to respect mean in practice? And how effectively are companies...

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20 June 2010

European drug companies lead 'Access to Medicine Index'

Author: Access to Medicine Index

…The Access to Medicine Index ranks 20 of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies on their efforts to make sure that medicines are made for, and reach, people in developing countries…The Access to Medicine Index 2010 identifies GlaxoSmithKline as...

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1 June 2010

Mary Robinson op-ed highlights developments in field of business & human rights, and areas for improvement

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