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[DOC] Excerpts from submissions to United Nations consultation on business & human rights (submissions made available to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre)
Author: compilation by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre covering submissions by various authors
[includes excerpts from submissions made by NGOs, companies, business organisations, govts., academics & other individuals]
- Related companies: ABB adidas Alcoa Barclays BASF Body Shop (part of L'Oréal) BP Dow Chemical Ford Gap HP (Hewlett-Packard) McDonald's Microsoft MTV (part of Viacom) MTV Networks Europe (part of Viacom) National Grid Newmont Nexen Nike Novartis Novo Group Novo Nordisk (part of Novo Group) Occidental Petroleum Pfizer Reebok (part of adidas) Rio Tinto Sasol Shell Sonofon (part of Telenor) Starbucks Statoil Storebrand Telefónica Telenor Unilever Union Carbide (part of Dow)
Author: Third World Network Europe (déclaration signée par 84 organisations)
Author: Sir Geoffrey Chandler (Founder-Chair Amnesty International UK Business Group 1991-2001, former senior manager at Royal Dutch/Shell, former Director General of the UK National Economic Development Office), in Ethical Corporation
The lasting value of the Norms [UN Norms on business & human rights] exercise...is that it has brought the human rights responsibilities of business to the top of the agenda from which they cannot be removed. It will now depend on the...
Author: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)
The second report of the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR) describes the collective and sector-specific work each of the member companies has initiated during 2004. [member companies are ABB, Barclays, Gap, Hewlett-Packard, MTV...
- Related companies: ABB Aventis (now part of Sanofi-Aventis) Barclays BG Group Body Shop (part of L'Oréal) Celestica Cisco Systems Dell EDF Flextronics Gap GlaxoSmithKline HP (Hewlett-Packard) IBM Intel Jabil Circuit Merck Microsoft MTV (part of Viacom) MTV Networks Europe (part of Viacom) National Grid Novartis Novo Group Pfizer RWE Sanmina-SCI Sanofi-Aventis SAP Seagate Technology Severn Trent Solectron Sony Statoil Thames Water (part of RWE)
[PDF] Kathmandu Dalit Declaration - International Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination - Establishing Dalit Rights in the Contemporary World; the Role of Governments, the United Nations and the Private Sector - November 29 – December 1 2004,...
Author: Participants in the Intl. Consultation on Caste-Based Discrimination
[see in particular: pg. 6, paras. 82-87 ("To the Private Sector including Transnational Corporations"); paras. 29-31, 42, 51, 73, 74, 78; Appendix A ("The Ambedkar Principles - Employment Principles to Assist Foreign Investors to Address Caste...
[PDF] The Privatization of Human Rights Violations – Business Impunity or Corporate Responsibility? The case of human rights abuses and torture in Iraq
Author: Nils Rosemann, in Nebula
...interrogations by private military and security corporations are just the tip of the iceberg...there are about 20,000 private security contractors in Iraq, including Americans, Iraqis and other foreigners. [refers to DynCorp (part of Computer...
- Related stories: "The Privatization of Human Rights Violations" - report on corporate conduct in Iraq (refers to CACI, Titan, DynCorp, Blackwater, Halliburton, others)
- Related companies: Bechtel Blackwater CACI Computer Sciences (CSC) Control Risks DynCorp Halliburton Hart KBR Titan (now L-3 Titan) Triple Canopy
Author: Amnesty Intl.
[refers to Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical)]
Author: Intl. Business Leaders Forum
...the IBLF believes that there is a need for an authoritative and comprehensive set of guidelines on the applicability of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to companies that distils into one the numerous existing human rights related...