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19 April 2017

Toolkit to support mining companies in integrating child rights into impact assessments, stakeholder engagement & management systems

Author: UNICEF

Mining operations often occur in the most disadvantaged areas in the world, encountering some of the most vulnerable children, with profound and diverse impacts. UNICEF research conducted in 2013-14 found that the mining sector can have both adverse...

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29 November 2016

Non-judicial grievance mechanisms: 19 reports highlight case studies, analyse redress mechanisms, provide recommendations to co.s & govts.

Package of materials on non-judicial grievance mechanisms by Non-Judicial Human Rights Redress Mechanisms Project including: 10 in depth case studies ...examining harms caused by mining, agribusiness and textile clothing and footwear production in Ind...

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6 April 2016

Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance releases draft guidance on responsible mining for public comment (due 5 Jun)

Author: Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA)

"Standard for Responsible Mining Released", 5 Apr 2016...

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22 October 2015

Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement

Unless properly managed, involuntary resettlement may result in long-term hardship and impoverishment for the Affected Communities and persons, as well as environmental damage and adverse socio-economic impacts in areas to which they have been...

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3 March 2015

Responsible Palm Oil Production: Guidance document links promise to progress

By Lori Bishop, consultant to Humanity United...

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10 December 2014

Intl. Tourism Partnership releases "Know How Guide to Human Rights & Hotel Industry"

Author: Intl. Tourism Partnership

This Know How Guide is a high-level introduction to human rights for the hotel industry – what human rights are, the context of the hotel industry, steps to implement the UN Guiding Principles and resources for further reading. It is primarily written...

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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, suppliers...

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31 December 2013

Business, Human Rights, and Uganda’s Oil - Part II: Protect and Remedy: Implementing State duties under the UN Framework on Business and Human Rights

Author: Gabriella Wass & Chris Musiime, IPIS & ActionAid Uganda

In accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, this second report assesses the duty of the Ugandan, British, French and Chinese States to prevent, investigate, punish and redress human rights abuse by businesses. Based on...

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6 August 2013

[PDF] Advance Unedited Version: Report of the Working Group on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises [on indigenous peoples]

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights

This report explores the challenges faced in addressing adverse impacts of business-related activities on the rights of indigenous peoples through the lens of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. The focus is how the...

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11 February 2013

Four Human Rights Issues Every Food and Agriculture Company Needs to Understand

Author: Peter Nestor, BSR Insight

When the United Nations endorsed the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...businesses in nearly every industry took a more serious look at their human rights impacts. For food, beverage, and agriculture companies, labor rights are often the...

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