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[PDF] Closing Governance Gaps: Application of the U.N. “Protect, Respect, Remedy” Framework - Expert Multi-Stakeholder Consultation

Author: prepared for mandate of UN Special Representative John Ruggie, Published on: 20 January 2010

The expert multi-stakeholder consultation on 20 January 2010 in Berlin convened representatives from government, business, and nongovernmental organizations that have already attempted to implement or apply some aspect of the UN “Protect, Respect, Remedy” framework... The first panel explored the role of the UN “Protect, Respect, Remedy” framework in developing national government policy, with panelists speaking to the application of the framework to various areas of State activity... The second panel addressed the role of the framework in developing company policy and practice, with speakers discussing the experience of applying the framework in various industries... Panel III explored the application of the framework to the 'extended enterprise', meaning business structures such as supply chains and joint ventures... [refers to Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Xstrata), Fortis Bank, Tesco, HP, Afrimex, Vedanta]

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Related companies: Afrimex Anglo American BHP Billiton Cerrejón Coal (joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton, Glencore) Fortis HP (Hewlett-Packard) Tesco Vedanta Resources Xstrata (part of Glencore)