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[PDF] Growth and Responsibility in the World Economy [scroll to para. 84 for reference to UN Special Representative & other business & human rights initiatives]

Author: G8 Summit Declaration, Published on: 7 June 2007

The development of a consolidated set of principles and guidelines that apply to the international mining sector in developing countries would help ensure that the sector contributes to development while at the same time providing a clear and more predictable set of expectations for investors...In order to encourage such a consensus among key stakeholders we: reaffirm our support of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights...encourage active engagement of mining sector companies with the UN Global Compact...encourage mining sector companies to undertake regular reporting using inter alia the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) framework...will support the work of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Business and Human Rights.

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