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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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2 March 2010

Flextronics and Cerrejon join Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI) [please scroll down]

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

GBI today formally announced that the Initiative's core group of members will be joined by Singapore-based electronics manufacturing services provider Flextronics and Colombian mining company Cerrejon [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton,...

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14 January 2010

How Do You See The Idea Of Sustainability Evolving In The Coming Year, 2010? - Interview with John Elkington

Author: CSRWire interview with John Elkington, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Volans

...we are developing a report on the future of sustainability reporting out to 2017, working with the Global Reporting Initiative and companies like SAP, Dow Chemical and Novo Nordisk...Brokering new relationships between mainstream business and...

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1 November 2009

[PDF] Corporate Human Rights Reporting: An Analysis of Current Trends

Author: Elizabeth Umlas, commissioned by Realizing Rights, Global Reporting Initiative, UN Global Compact

This independent analysis, based on a review of 57 recent sustainability reports from companies representing a range of industry sectors, presents examples of encouraging trends in human rights reporting, as well as indications of key areas where...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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21 May 2009

Health Minister: Novo Nordisk to blame for Bulgaria insulin crisis

Author: Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria Health Minister, Evgeni Zhelev, has stated that the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk [part of Novo Group] has tied the government's hands regarding insulin delivery to the country. Zhelev stated that "the insulin issue is a tough problem,...

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22 April 2009

Panel discussion: “The workplace: Addressing racial discrimination & promoting diversity"

Author: Co-organised by Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This panel was a side event during the United Nations Durban Review Conference. The panelists discussed progress made, lessons learned, and challenges that remain in creating workplaces free of racial discrimination....

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