Negocios durante el apartheid

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Artículo
8 April 2009
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5 April 2009
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Autor(a): Mena Report

Motorola has sold a controversial unit that produced bomb fuses and other equipment for the Israeli military...The sale rids Motorola of some activities that had made it the target of a growing boycott...No explanation was offered in the media reports...

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27 January 2009
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Autor(a): Oxford Transitional Justice Research, University of Oxford

A one-day symposium exploring issues of corporate accountability, post-conflict redress and international relations through the lens of the Khulumani et al v. Barclays et al court case underway in the New York Southern District Court....

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16 January 2009
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Autor(a): Richard Meeran, Partner, Leigh Day & Co

The ability to hold multi-national corporations (MNCs) to account legally in the home states of their head office parent corporations, for wrongdoing arising from their overseas developing country operations, is important...In light of the focus of the...

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1 January 2009
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Autor(a): Edward Potter & Marika McCauley Sine, Coca-Cola, in Human Rights in Labor & Employment Relations [book] James Gross & Lance Compa, editors

...[The] mindset of American business on human rights since the 1950s has been complex. Business leaders...have consistently taken the position that their internal workplace practices should reflect the normal legislative and regulatory process of the...

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28 October 2008
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Autor(a): International Human Rights Law Clinic, Harvard Law School

Human rights attorneys have filed a lawsuit in New York alleging that five multinational companies collaborated and acted purposefully with the South African government to commit human rights violations...Other claims allege complicity in extrajudicial...

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Historia
17 October 2008
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17 October 2008
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Autor(a): Ralph Hamann, Christoph Schild, University of Cape Town

Companies are likely to face increasing expectations, pressures, and incentives for enhanced due diligence on human rights...In general, South African companies are not in a good position to respond to such increased expectations. Case studies...show...

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1 October 2008
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Autor(a): Article 13

In 1978, Barloworld finalised “The Barloworld Rand Group Code of Employment Practice”, a human rights-based code providing equal rights for workers...In essence, the Code embedded the right to non-discrimination and demonstrated that companies could...

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1 October 2008
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Autor(a): Juliet Hepker, Critical Resource, in Mining Environmental Management

Resource companies face global criticism when they deal with abusive governments. Whether they deserve it depends on their approach. Criticism in recent months of investments by Anglo American in Zimbabwe and Total in Sudan and Burma has added another...

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