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[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, Published on: 1 October 2010

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 Human Rights and Business to address the topic of business and human rights. The event aimed to offer business leaders from all sectors the chance to: [u]nderstand the macro trends, drivers and imperatives for integrating human rights into business strategy and management, [h]ear how corporate respect for human rights has led to practical and efficient responses to social and environmental challenges, [and i]dentify shared needs and strategies to play a stronger role in the national, regional and international debate on human rights in a business context.

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