Normas de la Subcomisión de la ONU: Comentarios clave
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Autor(a): Thomas E. McCarthy, former Senior Adviser to the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in International Legal Practitioner [published by International Bar Association]
As lawyers become increasingly aware of their professional role in advising clients on corporate social responsibility, including human rights, the questions now are: what impact will the Norms have on daily practice? How do these UN Norms fit within...
Autor(a): Chip Pitts, international lawyer and businessman based in Dallas, on KERA [Public TV & Radio for North Texas]
The new U.N. Norms on Transnational Business offer the best hope thus far for the world to move beyond this unsustainable dynamic...By encouraging greater internal and external scrutiny of decisions, the new U.N. Norms will contribute to higher quality...
Autor(a): Amnesty International, CEDHA, Christian Aid, Ethical Globalization Initiative, FIDH, Forum for Human Rights, Human Rights Advocates, Human Rights Watch, International Commission of Jurists, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, Novartis Foundation for Sustainable Development, OMCT, Oxfam GB
Today, a United Nations human rights body in Geneva adopted the first set of comprehensive international human rights norms specifically applying to transnational corporations and other businesses. The nongovernmental organizations joining in this...
Autor(a): Tracey A. Swift, in Human Rights & Business Matters, Amnesty International UK Business Group Newsletter no. 6
Tracey A Swift, director of research at AccountAbility, argues that social reports must include external verification to be credible
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Autor(a): International Council on Human Rights Policy
Interest is growing in the responsibility of private companies to respect human rights... Governments and companies themselves have shown a distinct preference for limiting the debate to voluntary standards and self-regulation... This report examines...
- También se encuentra en: New report by Intl Council on Human Rights Policy: Beyond Voluntarism: Human rights and the developing international legal obligations of companies
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