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13 August 2012

Press release: Draft of updated Equator Principles (EP III) released for stakeholder consultation and public comment

Author: Equator Principles

The Equator Principles (EP) Association today releases the draft of the updated Equator Principles (EP III) for stakeholder consultation and public comment. The EP is a risk framework for identifying, assessing, and managing environmental and social...

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10 August 2012

[PDF] Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises [to UN General Assembly]

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

The present report provides an analysis of strategic developments in the field of business and human rights since the submission of the report to the Human Rights Council and further outlines projects that the Working Group will develop...This report...

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3 August 2012

[DOC] Best Practice Mining in Colombia

Author: Robert Goodland, for Ikv Pax Christi

…If the principles of conservation of natural and social capital, reducing risk, deepening democracy, and exercising caution are to be given priority, now might not be the best time to encourage investment in the mining sector. Further work needs to...

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1 August 2012

Public Release - The Equator Principles (EP III) Draft

Author: Equator Principles

The Equator Principles (EP) Association released the draft of the updated Equator Principles (EP III) on 13 August 2012 for stakeholder consultation and public comment. The consultation period will continue until Friday 12 October 2012. Key themes and...

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26 July 2012
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Author: Bureau de l’Ambassadeur en charge de la bioéthique et de la responsabilité sociale des entreprises, Ministère des Affaires Etrangères et Européennes

...[L]'apport de la pensée française a été en particulier de faire évoluer l’approche empirique de la RSE [Responsabilité Sociale des Entreprises], où les acteurs économiques prennent spontanément des initiatives responsables sur la base de principes...

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1 July 2012

[PDF] Accountability Resource Guide: Tools for Redressing Human Rights & Environmental Violations by International Financial Institutions, Export Promotion Agencies & Private Corporate Actors

Author: Accountability Counsel

The purpose of this Guide is to provide information for people who are, or who may be, harmed by projects sponsored by: international financial institutions...export credit agencies, or...private multi-national corporations...This Guide is intended to...

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30 June 2012

[PDF] Submission on Oil & Gas sector discussion paper

Author: Singapore Management University Asian Peace-building and Rule of Law Programme ("SMU-APRL") & Mazars Indonesia

The following submission is in response to the Institute for Human Rights and Business...& Shift’s public call for comments on its proposed discussion paper relating to the oil and gas sector for the European Commission’s consideration......

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20 May 2012

[PDF] Penan ask Norwegian manager to respect their rights [Malaysian]

Author: Bruno Manser Fund

The six Penan communities of Long Lutin, Long Pakan, Long Lilim, Ba Abang, Long Kawi and Long Item...

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1 April 2012

[DOC] Analysis of the Petroleum (Exploration,Development and Production) Bill, 2012 and the Petroleum (Refining, Gas Processing and Conversion, Transportation and Storage) Bill, 2012 [Uganda]

Author: Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

[The OHCHR has analysed the two oil bills in Uganda and highlighted key human rights concerns including] lack of provisions for compliance by licensees to respect human rights and insufficient requirements for permit holders and licensees to assess,...

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22 March 2012

Burma Environmental Working Group Issues Benchmarks for Investment in Energy, Extractive and Land Sectors in Burma

Author: Burma Environmental Working Group

Today, the Burma Environmental Working Group (BEWG)...issues its Benchmarks for Investment in Burma’s Energy, Extractive and Land Sectors to serve as a framework for responsible investment in critical sectors in Burma. The release of the benchmarks...

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