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Event
21 April 2017

Reframing Human Rights: Shared Value through Global Corporate Citizenship

28-29 June | Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

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Event
12 December 2016

Roundtable Discussion: The International Finance Corporation’s Funding of Human Rights Abuses: The Case of Tea Plantations in Assam

12:00-14:00 | 12 December | Washington, DC

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Article
28 March 2011

Seminar Workshop Series “Corporate Social Responsibility and Development”: Rethinking Business

Author: Economic & Social Research Council

This seminar workshop will rethink the place of business in society in its widest sense, given the many recent policy discussions/calls for a contribution of the private sector towards "international development" and a “transformation” of the way...

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Article
11 April 2006

University Ends Boycott of Coke

Author: Associated Press

The University of Michigan on Tuesday agreed to resume the purchase of Coca-Cola products, saying it was satisfied with plans for two investigations into the company's labor and environmental practices in Colombia and India.

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Article
8 February 2006

City [New York City] asks 11 firms to curb rights abuses abroad

Author: Bryan Keogh, New York Business

New York City Comptroller William Thompson Jr...filed shareholder resolutions with Manhattan-based Altria Group Inc. and 10 other companies urging them to curb human rights abuses of workers by their overseas suppliers. The resolutions...urge the U.S....

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Article
1 January 2006

Development as a Human Right: Legal, Political, and Economic Dimensions [book]

Author: Bård A. Andreassen and Stephen P. Marks, editors; foreword by Louise Arbour, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights ; pub. by Harvard Series on Health and Human Rights

[chapters on: "Non-State Actors — Non-Duty Bearers?"; "Human Rights-Based Development in the Age of Economic Globalization"; "International Cooperation and the Role of Development Partnerships"; "A Rights-Based Approach to Development in Context of...

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Article
24 February 2005

New York City Pension Funds Urge 15 Companies to Adopt Workplace Human Rights Policies

Author: office of New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson

...the five New York City pension funds [are] urging 15 companies to adopt workplace human rights policies...based on the conventions of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on workplace human rights and the United Nation's Norms on the...

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