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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


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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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17 June 2014

Glencore response to Key Findings and Questions, presented by Bread for All, the Swiss Catholic Lenten Fund and RAID [Democratic Republic of Congo]

Author: Glencore

Glencore welcomes the opportunity...[to provide] [t]his response [which] forms part of an ongoing dialogue...In...2013, Bread for All and RAID...tour[ed] our operations in the DRC...[and met] with...management...at...KCC and MUMI. At no point was any...

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1 June 2014

Human rights training toolkit - 3rd edition

Author: IPIECA

This third edition of the Toolkit is designed to enhance the capabilities of companies in managing human rights issues and impacts in their business operations through providing awareness training on human rights issues relevant to employees,...

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6 May 2014

Human Rights Impact Assessment of Tampakan Copper-Gold Project, Mindanao, Philippines

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Currently at its exploration stage, the Tampakan copper and gold mine has the potential to be the largest open-pit mine in the Philippines and one of the largest of its kind in the world…MISEREOR and Fastenopfer in collaboration with Bread for All,...

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30 April 2014

Eritrea: Human Rights Impact Assessment of Nevsun Resources' Bisha Mine

Author: Nevsun Resources

"Human Rights Impact Assessment of the Bisha Mine in Eritrea" The following is a summary of the Human Rights Impact Assessment of the Bisha Mine in Eritrea...  

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