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8 February 2011

The "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework > Guiding Principles

Author: compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 22 November 2010, Special Representative Ruggie proposed draft "Guiding Principles for the Implementation of the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework". [links to full text of draft Guiding Principles]...The draft Guiding Principles...

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1 February 2011

Better Safe than Sorry

Author: Susan Aaronson, Professor & Ian Higham, Research Assistant - Elliott School of Intl. Affairs, George Washington Univ in Policy Innovations

...Building on years of research and multi-stakeholder dialogue, [UN Special Representative on business & human rights John] Ruggie outlined a framework and Guiding Principles to help firms “operationalize” their human rights responsibilities.....

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29 January 2011

UN Secretary-General Launches New Platform for Corporate Sustainability Leadership

Author: UN Global Compact

Underscoring the role of business in addressing global threats - from climate change to widespread poverty or humanitarian emergencies - a group of chief executives joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Davos/Switzerland today for the launch of...

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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 the...

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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), analyzes...

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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 known...

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