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Author: Louisa Soper & Mark Keeling, DLA Piper Australia
The need to consider the impact of business operations and relationships on human rights is a growing feature of the corporate landscape...Operational, social, economic, geographical and political factors inherent to the mining industry mean players...
[PDF] Business and Human Rights Workshop – Putting the Ruggie-Framework and the Guiding Principles into Practice [Berlin, 15 Apr]
Author: CSR Europe
Over eighty participants from around fifty multinational companies gathered to discuss the different aspects of the UNGP...The discussion revealed that efforts are well underway to look at human rights in a systematic way, using them as a lens to...
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Shift is collaborating with Caritas-Zambia to deliver a training and capacity-building workshop for NGOs in Zambia in July 2013 on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...The 2-day workshop will provide both a broad overview of...
Author: Madeleine Koalick, twentyfifty, on Business Fights Poverty blog
In 2012, we supported Kuoni, the Swiss travel company, to design and implement their first HRIA and I experienced first-hand the value of such a process for understanding business risk and defining a sustainable business strategy...One important...
Author: Jan Klawitter, Anglo American & Luke Wilde, twentyfifty, Business Fights Poverty blog
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[PDF] Pillars in Practice Multi-Stakeholder Forum: "Advancing the Implementation of the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in Zimbabwe’s Mining Sector"
Author: Participants in multi-stakeholder forum
[Recommendations on] key human rights and business challenge[s including]:  working conditions... revenue distribution... land & environment... security & conflict.
Author: US Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights & Labor
Businesses can have a significant impact on the States in which they operate, and on the lives of billions of people. As businesses cross borders they can find themselves operating in difficult environments with weak governance institutions...The idea...
[PDF] Developing Global Standards for the Reporting and Assurance of Company Alignment with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
Author: Mazars & Shift
This paper describes a project to develop a twin set of standards for human rights reporting and assurance: 1. A standard for companies to issue a Human Rights Statement that states the extent to which their internal policies and processes align with...
Author: CSR Europe
This report...is based on the information gathered in the framework of CSR Europe’s Collaborative Project on Sustainable Supply Chains, Business & Human Rights. The project...aimed to enhance joint learning on the business implications of the UN...
Author: Barrick Gold
...MiningWatch Canada['s]...statement regarding the Remediation Framework...established by the Porgera Joint Venture (PJV)...was erroneous and misleading in a number of respects...[It] falsely claims that local women who suffered sexual violence at...
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