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1 November 2003

[PDF] Business and Human Rights: What Do the New UN Norms Mean for the Business Lawyer? [submitted to UN consultation on business & human rights]

Author: Thomas E. McCarthy, former Senior Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in International Legal Practitioner [published by International Bar Association]

As lawyers become increasingly aware of their professional role in advising clients on corporate social responsibility, including human rights, the questions now are: what impact will the Norms have on daily practice? How do these UN Norms fit within...

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26 March 2003

Firms Cautious On Calls for Apartheid Reparations [South Africa]

Author: Nicola Jenvey, Lesley Stones, Julie Bain, Carli Lourens & Charlotte Mathews, Business Day [South Africa]

Stunned silence from large parts of the business sector greeted the news that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has recommended to government that SA's businesses be made to pay reparations to victims of apartheid unless they offer to play a more...

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26 March 2003

Business responds to reparations call [South Africa]

Author: iafrica.com

Business leaders are not happy about the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call for apartheid reparations. [refers to Anglo American, Grindrod, McCarthy]

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12 July 2001

How the world is threatened by massive change

Author: Michael McCarthy, Independent [UK]

The effects of relentlessly rising global temperatures in the coming century are likely to be catastrophic for the world, the second volume of the new IPCC report spells out with more chilling confidence than ever before.

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12 July 2001

Global warming much worse than predicted, say scientists

Author: Michael McCarthy, Steve Connor, Richard Lloyd Parry and Stephen Castle, Independent [UK]

Global warming is happening now, caused by human actions, and threatens the Earth with disaster, the world's leading atmospheric scientists insisted yesterday as politicians struggled to repair the Kyoto treaty on climate change which the United States...

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25 April 2001

Football ban sends child workers into worse jobs [Pakistan]

Author: Rory McCarthy, Guardian [UK]

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19 April 2001

Peoples' Summit condemns FTAA

Author: Shawn McCarthy, Globe and Mail [Toronto]

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19 April 2001

How a big company with a big idea gave itself a big headache

Author: Michael McCarthy and Saeed Shah, Independent [UK]

Months after the 'Beyond Petroleum' makeover, oil company chiefs are accused of trying to con the public with green pretensions

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1 January 1997

Landmark Decision on Sexual Harassment for Malaysian Women

Author: Jennie M. McCarthy, New England International & Comparative Law Annual, vol. 3

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