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12 January 2010
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Autor(a): UN Special Representative on business & human rights

Having the components of human rights due diligence in place is necessary but not sufficient to meeting the corporate responsibility to respect human rights; there must also be guidance to support the effectiveness of those components...[Examples...

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11 January 2010
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Autor(a): Danish Institute for Human Rights

The Danish Institute for Human Rights has secured funding…to begin the creation of the Country Risk Portal. The Human Rights and Business Country Risk Portal presents business-relevant human rights information on developing countries around the world,...

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7 January 2010
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7 January 2010
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Autor(a): Federal Department of Foreign Affairs [Switzerland]

Draft Global Code of Conduct....aims to recognize that private services are often performed in circumstances where the rule of law has been essentially undermined and where governments may be unable to effectively enforce the law...This code will be...

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4 January 2010
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Autor(a): Human Rights & Business Project, Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

In ‘Values Added: The Challenge of Integrating Human Rights into the Financial Sector’, The Human Rights and Business Project of the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) seeks to describe the status of social factors in investment decision-making,...

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1 January 2010
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Autor(a): Intl. Business Leaders Program, Intl. Finance Corporation, UN Global Compact

This tool is the result of collaboration between the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF) and International Finance Corporation (IFC), in association with the United Nations Global Compact. It is designed to be a practical tool that enables...

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1 January 2010
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1 January 2010
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Autor(a): Oxfam America & Rights & Democracy

In March 2010, Rights & Democracy, Oxfam America, and the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) sponsored a global learning event that brought together 13 civil society organizations engaged or interested in community-based human rights...

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1 January 2010
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Autor(a): Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs

The ‘Protect, Respect, Remedy’ conference was held in Stockholm on 10 and 11 November 2009 as part of the Swedish Presidency of the European Union. The aim of the event was to examine the ways in which the United Nations Framework on business and human...

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1 January 2010
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Autor(a): John F. Sherman, III, Harvard Kennedy School; Amy K. Lehr, Foley Hoag law firm, in CSR Journal, ABA Section of Intl. Law (American Bar Assn.)

Due diligence can and should now be used to assess and reduce a business risk that was only explicitly recognized...

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