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17 December 2004

Millennium Development Goal: What's Business Got to do With it?

Author: AccountAbility & Business for Social Responsibility

Corporate responsibility could be one of the keys to the Millennium Development Goals...the pharmaceutical, agriculture, extractives and bank sectors...are the focus of four new sectoral reports "Business and Economic Development" [by AccountAbility ...

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14 December 2004

Millennium Development Goals

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14 December 2004

Global Governance Initiative

The Global Governance Initiative (GGI) of the World Economic Forum aims to monitor progress in the global effort to implement the ambitious social, economic and environmental goals set forth in the United Nations Millennium Declaration and other...

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9 December 2004

[PDF] Opening remarks - Mary Robinson, Executive Director, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative & Honorary Chair, Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR) - The 2004 Business and Human Rights Seminar - 9 December 2004, London

Author: Mary Robinson, Executive Director, Ethical Globalization Initiative & Honorary Chair, Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights [former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights]

I think it is increasingly clear that the business and human rights debate is moving now in two directions – both of which are critically important. The first seeks to address a very broad question of principle - the question of what social...

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1 December 2004

Outcomes of intl. consultation on caste-based discrimination: Role of governments, UN & private sector

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1 December 2004

[PDF] Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights: Report 2 - Work in progress

Author: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

The second report of the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR) describes the collective and sector-specific work each of the member companies has initiated during 2004. [member companies are ABB, Barclays, Gap, Hewlett-Packard, MTV...

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1 December 2004

[PDF] Coca-Cola report: "Our HIV/AIDS initiatives in Africa"

Author: Coca-Cola Africa Foundation

The Foundation's HIV/AIDs report analyzes and documents the impact of HIV/AIDS on our business and the measures we have introduced to help combat this disease.

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1 December 2004

[PDF] Kathmandu Dalit Declaration - International Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination - Establishing Dalit Rights in the Contemporary World; the Role of Governments, the United Nations and the Private Sector - November 29 – December 1 2004,...

Author: Participants in the Intl. Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination

[see in particular: pg. 6, paras. 82-87 ("To the Private Sector including Transnational Corporations"); paras. 29-31, 42, 51, 73, 74, 78; Appendix A ("The Ambedkar Principles - Employment Principles to Assist Foreign Investors to Address Caste...

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1 November 2004

Measuring Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals

Author: Global Reporting Initiative

...GRI [Global Reporting Initiative] hopes that this resource will help businesses to actively manage their progress towards the MDGs, and to reveal where actions they are taking could be improved to meet these goals.

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1 November 2004

Measuring Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals

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