You are being redirected to the story the piece of content is found in so you can read it in context. Please click the following link if you are not automatically redirected within a couple seconds:
en/presentation-by-business-human-rights-resource-centre-to-uk-parliaments-joint-committee-on-human-rights#c48201

[PDF] Presentation to the United Kingdom Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights

Author: Christopher Avery, Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Published on: 25 February 2009

[This brief overview of some international developments in the field of business & human rights was presented to the UK Parliament Joint Committee on Human Rights at their mini-conference on business and human rights, the purpose of which was “to give the Committee an opportunity to gather information about business and human rights, and to shape the Call for Evidence for the Committee’s future Business and Human Rights Inquiry”. This presentation includes sections describing the work of John Ruggie; recent initiatives by the governments of Canada, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland and USA; alleged abuses and positive initatives by UK companies.]

Read the full post here

Related companies: Accenture Anglo American Atrium Underwriting (part of Ariel Holdings) Barclays Body Shop (part of Natura) BP British American Tobacco C&A Cape PLC Diageo Erinys International GCM Resources Guinness (part of Diageo) HSBC John Lewis Partnership L'Oreal Lloyd's of London Lloyds Lonmin Marks & Spencer Metals Exploration National Grid NatWest (part of Royal Bank of Scotland) Rio Tinto Royal Bank of Scotland Standard Chartered Tate & Lyle Tesco Unilever Vedanta Resources Vodafone Waitrose (part of John Lewis Partnership) Yahoo! (part of Verizon)