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Artículo
30 September 2004
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Autor(a): Human Rights Watch

Within this context, the Norms can play a very important role in standardizing all companies’ responsibilities and the procedures to ensure compliance. The Norms recognize that the fundamental obligation for upholding human rights lies with governments...

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Artículo
29 September 2004
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Autor(a): Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The facts speak for themselves. The current framework (lack of corporate accountability at the international level; varying and often weak systems of accountability within states; reliance on voluntary measures by companies) is not addressing...

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29 September 2004
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Autor(a): Justine Nolan, Lecturer, Australian Human Rights Centre, Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales

The Norms should be supported by the OHCR [Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights] as the leading example of a human rights approach to corporate accountability. The Norms represent a major step forward in defining the relevant human rights...

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Artículo
29 September 2004
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Autor(a): John O’Reilly, former oil industry executive, now a member of Amnesty International UK Business Group

...my experience ‘on the ground’ in environments characterised by serious human rights abuses has led to a firm conviction of the value of the [UN] Norms (or something broadly similar) in assisting transnational and other companies to chart a more...

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29 September 2004
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Autor(a): MISEREOR, Diakonisches Werk der EKD, Deutsche Gesellschaft für die Vereinten Nationen, FIAN, Germanwatch, WEED

[PDF] Whereas e.g. in trade law business accepts, or even asks for laws and regulations that demand tranparency and strict compliance with existing standards, companies in their majority so far refuse to accept similar compliance standards in regard to...

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29 September 2004
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Autor(a): Amnesty International

Measures must be taken to minimize the negative effect of corporate activities on human rights, to encourage companies to contribute to the realization of human rights within the spheres of their activity and influence. There must also be adequate and...

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Artículo
22 September 2004
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Autor(a): Michelle Leighton (Law and Policy Consultant - International Environment, Human Rights, CSR) & Professor Naomi Roht-Arriaza (University of California, Hastings College of the Law)

[comments contributed to Intl. Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net), in advance of ESCR-Net’s submission to UN stakeholder consultation on business & human rights]...these norms do not make "new" law for companies, but...

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1 September 2004
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1 September 2004
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Artículo
1 September 2004
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Autor(a): Rights and Accountability in Development; World University Service (German Committee)-Forum Menschenrechte; Réseau international pour les droits économiques, sociaux et culturels (Réseau-DESC)

Il existe de nombreuses initiatives visant à établir des principes directeurs censés régir l’activité des entreprises, y compris celles qui concernent le respect des droits humains en termes généraux...Ces initiatives et codes à caractère volontaire,...

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