Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

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12 February 2013
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Auteur: Mark Nordstrom, GE Citizenship

GE was the first U.S. company authorized to operate in Myanmar...The requirements…closely follow the precepts established by the UN Guiding Principles…What if a state widely fails to shoulder this obligation, yet a business entity…seeks to do business...

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9 July 2011
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Auteur: Vanguard [Nigeria]

Ireland’s First Female President, Mary Robinson has described Corporate Social Responsibility as a key driver to the future of the African economy. In a keynote address delivered at the Opening Ceremony of the Africa CEO Roundtable & Conference on...

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1 June 2011
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Auteur: Rory Sulllivan, Nicolas Hachez, Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies

This paper intends to provide insights as to whether institutional investors, through the framework proposed by the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, John Ruggie, can promote business respect for human rights worldwide. In this...

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1 May 2011

[PDF] Les Droits de l’Homme dans les entreprises du CAC 40: Enjeux, bonnes pratiques et recommandations

Auteur: Deloitte

Le respect des Droits de l’Homme au travail…entre aujourd’hui pleinement dans le champ de la Responsabilité Sociale de l’Entreprise (RSE)…Pacte Mondial de l’ONU, principes directeurs de l’OCDE, norme ISO 26000 sur la RSE, rapport de M. John Ruggie,...

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21 September 2010
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Auteur: Institute for Human Rights and Business

Between 2003 and 2009, 16 companies came together at different times under the banner of the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR) to examine and learn how to operationalise international human rights principles in their day-to-day...

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16 August 2010
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Auteur: Paul Hoffman & Michael Seplow, counsel for the plaintiff

On August 17, 2010,...[Statoil's Human Rights Advisor] filed a lawsuit against Statoil... [She] alleges that the company misled her about the nature of her position as a Human Rights advisor... [She]...alleges that she was hired by Statoil mainly for ...

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28 June 2010
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Auteur: Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights (BIM), Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR), Centre for the Study of Global Ethics (University of Birmingham)

In recent decades, there has been a strong growth in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, leading to a complex assortment of tools, guidelines, strategies and standards…The LARRGE Guide is conceived as an interactive guidebook that...

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24 June 2010
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Auteur: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, Credit 360, Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights

The Human Rights Matrix is an initial self-assessment and learning tool that enables a company to begin to understand and address its human rights performance, by identifying its policies on human rights and the approaches it has taken towards human...

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1 June 2010
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Auteur: Sandra Roling & Thomas Koenen, CSR Europe

CSR Europe is happy to present its study on Human Rights Impact Assessments. Impact Assessment instruments are emerging as innovative tools by which companies can systematically analyze and manage the human rights implications of their activities. Both...

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1 June 2010
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Auteur: Institute for Human Rights and Business

This review seeks to offer an independent assessment of the impact of the [UN] Global Compact within the broader corporate responsibility movement, focusing in particular on its role in advancing corporate understanding of and respect for human rights....

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