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Author: John G. Ruggie & Emily K. Middleton, Harvard Kennedy School, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
The first part of this paper examines the rise and current state of ESG investing. The second addresses the conceptual and statistical weakness of the S domain [social performance]. The third describes how drawing on internationally recognized human...
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Author: Dr. Ariel Meyerstein, United States Council for International Business, in ethiXbase
“Whitepaper: Responsible Business Conduct: Understanding Human Rights Due Diligence”, July 2016...
Author: Lara Montesinos Coleman, Le Monde Diplomatique español
“La violencia de la ética petrolera”...
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Author: American Bar Association
On behalf of the American Bar Association Section of International Law...I am honored to confirm your selection for this year’s “World Order Under Law Award.” This award was established to recognize individuals who have made a substantial contribution...
John Ruggie says review of Fifa's human rights policies could be a landmark for "advancing human dignity around the world"
Author: Owen Gibson, Guardian (UK)
"Fifa reform could be human rights landmark, says Harvard professor", 18 Feb 2016...
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Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
This publication identifies 10 key principles to help integrate the management of human rights risks into contract negotiations on investment projects between host State entities and foreign business investors. It is the product of four years (2007...
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Author: propos recueillis par Nicolette de Joncaire, l'Agefi (Suisse)
"Responsabilisation mondiale des sociétés multinationales", 23 janvier 2015...
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Commentary on UN Forum: "Reason and Clarity in Business and Human Rights: John Ruggie's Closing Plenary Remarks Delivered at the 3rd U.N. Forum"
Author: Larry Catá Backer, Penn State Law
Professor Ruggie's Closing Plenary Remarks to the 3rd Annual Forum are well worth reading as one of the best descriptions of the value of the UNGP's going forward, the role of treaties in that context, and the contradictions of the current movement...
- Related in-depth areas: Third annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (Geneva, 1-3 Dec 2014)
Author: Alejandro González, PODER (México)
“Evaluando el impacto de proyectos de inversión en derechos humanos. Antecedentes, buenas prácticas y áreas de mejora” – 1 de octubre de 2014...
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