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9 November 2011

[DOC] Regional seminar of the Americas on business and human rights: Declaration and Action Plan

Author: Red de Instituciones Nacionales para la Promoción y Protección de los Derechos Humanos del Continente Americano

The seminar allowed discussion of the Protect, Respect and Remedy framework and guiding principles; corporate responsibility and environmental rights; corporate responsibility and economic, social and cultural rights; and the development of a Business...

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1 November 2011

[PDF] Business and Human Rights from the Decent Work Perspective – Landmark [Brazil]

Author: Ethos Institute – Business and Social Responsibility

…[T]he economic rights advances made in recent years in Brazil...must be followed by equal advances in civil, social and cultural rights…which requires…action by…business and labour organizations, so that…human rights can be prioritized in the current...

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1 August 2011

[DOC] Global Business and Human Rights: The Road Ahead

Author: Nolu Crockett-Ntonga

A panel discussion…organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) examined ways that could result in more such positive outcomes in development, at the intersection of global business and human rights…Dr. David W. Yang, Director...

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  • Related in-depth areas: Americas
  • Related companies: Gap
31 July 2011

[PDF] Conflict Risk Network calls on Italian oil company to ensure it's not fueling Qaddafi [Libya]

Author: Conflict Risk Network

A group of institutional investors...sent a letter this week to Italian oil firm Saras S.p.A., urging it to ensure its products do not facilitate violence committed by Muammar Qaddafi’s regime in Libya..."They have a responsibility to respect human...

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