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18 November 2014

Frontline discussion with Christine Bader & Arvind Ganesan on the obligations and costs of doing business in a global context

Author: Sarah Childress and Lu Olkowski, Frontline

'Podcast: what's the moral cost of doing business today?', 19 Nov 2014:...In recent years, we’ve seen a great shift in the business world towards corporate social responsibility. But what does that really mean?...How responsible should companies be for...

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31 October 2014
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Author: Jornal de Angola

"Direitos humanos tema de seminário", 26 de outubro de 2014...

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21 October 2014

Guatemala: Report on indigenous rights abuses by mining companies & govt.; includes companies' comments

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7 October 2014

Kenya: UK High Commissioner calls for transparent oil revenue management to maximise benefits to locals

Author: Dr Christian Turner, (UK High Commissioner to Kenya) in Capital FM

"Secure environment key for investment in Kenya's extractives sector"...

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30 September 2014

Blog assesses use of human rights indicators in monitoring operations of private security companies

Author: Irene Pietropaoli, co-Director Measuring Business & Human Rights and PhD candidate at the Law school of Middlesex University, London

Private security companies (PSCs) often operate in areas of conflict or weak governance...[G]overnments and industry representatives, sometimes with civil society’s participation, have developed several guidelines and codes of conduct that seek PSCs c...

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19 August 2014

Tanzania: MiningWatch Canada & RAID allege violence ongoing at African Barrick Gold's mine; includes company response

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11 August 2014
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4 August 2014

Institute for Human Rights & Business calls for "responsible foreign direct investment" in Africa

Author: Motoko Aizawa & John Ruggie, in Institute for Human Rights & Business

"Investment in Africa: Thinking Beyond Stereotypes" 3 August 2014...

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31 July 2014

McDonald's should apply to franchisees similar working conditions model used for its suppliers, says Christine Bader

Author: Christine Bader, visiting scholar at Columbia University

"McDonald's Already Knows How to Manage Its Franchisee Labor Practices"...

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21 July 2014

British govt. urged to intervene in killings at African Barrick Gold's Tanzania mine; company says it's addressing "legitimate grievances"

Author: Tracy McVeigh, in The Guardian (UK) 19 July 2014

"Killings at UK-owned Tanzanian gold mine alarm MPs"...

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