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1 January 2011

UK: Equality & Human Rights Commission publishes business & human rights guide for small businesses

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1 January 2011

[DOC] Guidance on Business and Human Rights: a Review

Author: Dr Nadia Bernaz, Professor Joshua Castellino, Dr Jérémie Gilbert, Middlesex University Business School Law Department for the Equality and Human Rights Commission

In October 2010, the Equality and Human Rights Commission established a Working Group on Business and Human Rights with the key aim of encouraging businesses to integrate human rights into their business practices. The Working Group has concluded that...

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Article
1 January 2011

[PDF] Business and Conflict Prevention: Towards a Framework for Action

Author: Brian Ganson, Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement, University of Stellenbosch Business School in Geneva Peacebuilding Platform

Practitioners, scholars and institutional actors focus on the predatory aspects of business in fragile environments (“business and conflict”), as well as on the need for private-sector engagement for jobs and security (“business and peace”). They have...

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Article
1 January 2011

[PDF] Summary of Panel Discussion: “The Ruggie Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: What Do They Mean for Lawyers?” [UK]

Author: Law Society [UK]

Going forward, lawyers should: 1. Plan for further regulatory change – although the Principles are currently non- binding, consider the possibility of further legal and regulatory change; 2. Stay abreast of soft law initiatives – soft law initiatives...

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Company response
7 December 2010

Response by Dundee Precious Metals

Author: Dundee Precious Metals Inc.

As yet the exploration drilling program is incomplete. We have not yet been granted any approval to develop an open pit and nor has the process for obtaining such approval been initiated. When the approval process is initiated it will be in full...

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Story
30 November 2010

Armenia: NGO fears Deno Gold (part of Dundee) mine will release toxic pollution, leave nearly 1000 workers jobless when reserves exhausted

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Article
27 October 2010

[PDF] Statement by Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Mining Association of Canada on the Defeat of Bill C-300

Author: Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Mining Association of Canada

Canada’s mining and exploration industry, which employs more than 306,000 Canadians, is pleased that the Parliament of Canada saw the importance of defeating bill C-300, a fundamentally flawed private members bill that would have damaged Canada’s...

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26 October 2010
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Author: Béatrice Héraud, Novethic [France]

A Weda Bay, sur l'île indonésienne d'Halmahera, un projet de mine sur l'un des plus importants gisements mondiaux de nickel, suscite l'ire de plusieurs ONG. L'exploitation du minerai, qui sera en grande partie conduite par Eramet, provoquerait d...

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Article
22 October 2010

The Equator Principles Association Launches Strategic Review

Author: Equator Principles Association

The Equator Principles Association (the Association) is pleased to announce today the launch of a Strategic Review process intended to produce a multi-year strategic vision to ensure the Equator Principles (EPs) continue to be viewed as the “gold...

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Article
1 October 2010

[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

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...

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