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17 February 2014
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17 February 2014
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Author: Fundación Ideas para la Paz (Colombia)

En 2011…un grupo de empresas suizas que operan en Colombia se reunieron con el fin de formalizar su compromiso respecto a la integración a su gestión, de los Derechos Humanos (DDHH) y el Derecho Internacional Humanitario (DIH)…[En 2012] las empresas...

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19 September 2013

[PDF] Responsible Business Advancing Peace

Author: UN Global Compact

As a key agent of change, companies can make a critical contribution to economic development, peace and stability in the areas where they operate...Companies provide jobs and revenue to a local economy. They can set an example of sustainable business...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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20 June 2013

Case profile: Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for lawsuit against 20 banks and corporations regarding reparations for alleged complicity of the defendants in abuses committed by the South African Apartheid regime.]

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13 June 2013
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Author: Amelina Espinosa, El Comercio (Ecuador)

El Ministerio de Relaciones Laborales conformó en el país una red de empresas unida bajo este lema: Por un Ecuador libre de trabajo infantil…[La] red es una alianza público-privada que cuenta con el apoyo del Fondo de las Naciones Unidas para la...

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1 September 2012

Report examines how to achieve business success through addressing societal needs; includes examples of good practices

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1 September 2012

[PDF] Shared Value in Emerging Markets: How Multinational Corporations Are Redefining Business Strategies to Reach Poor or Vulnerable Populations

Author: Greg Hills, Patty Russell, Veronica Borgonovi, Alex Doty and Lakshmi Iyer, FSG

The challenges facing poor or vulnerable populations require innovative, sustainable, and large-scale solutions...Large companies are uniquely positioned to leverage their size and business models to address social problems sustainably and at scale....

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28 June 2012

[PDF] The criminalization of human rights defenders in Latin America - An assessment from international organisations and European networks

Author: Aprodev; CIDSE; CIFCA; FIAN; OBS; Oidhaco; PBI; Plataforma Holandesa

The use of the Law and the administration of justice for the benefit of groups who hold economic and political power are not new...in Latin America. These phenomena have generally occurred with...excessive use of police and military forces and private...

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