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27 February 2015

Commentary: Business & human rights field "lurching into action", says Amol Mehra of ICAR

Author: Amol Mehra & Erica Embree, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable, on Huffington Post Blog

"Rankings, Benchmarks, Reporting and More: Motivating Action on Business and Human Rights", 26 Feb 2015...

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27 February 2015

New e-learning course for companies on business & human rights

Author: CLT-EnviroLaw

"Business and Human Rights E-learning Series: Introduction to Business and Human Rights"...

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26 February 2015

Official summary of 2014 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

Author: Mo Ibrahim, Chair of 2014 UN Forum

 "Summary of discussions of the Forum on Business and Human Rights, prepared by the Chair, Mo Ibrahim", 5 Feb 2015...

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24 February 2015

First comprehensive guidance for companies on human rights reporting launches today

The Guiding Principles Reporting Framework is a groundbreaking tool to help companies report meaningfully on their human rights performance. Unilever has already been piloting the Framework during its development. Ericsson, H&M, Nestlé and Newmont...

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20 February 2015

UK: Law firms need to understand & apply UN Guiding Principles, says Law Society

Author: Law Society of England and Wales

“President of the Law Society: The importance of business and human rights,” 18 Feb 2015...

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17 February 2015

Briefing highlights Chinese companies' engagement with business & human rights

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights, UN Global Compact Network China, Institute for Human Rights and Business, Peking University, Tracktwo

"China Responsible Business Forum: Corporate Responsibility in the Era of the UN Guiding Principles", 17 February 2015...

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17 February 2015

Business & human rights agenda lacks focus on corporate tax avoidance, says academic

Author: Shane Darcy, Irish Centre for Human Rights

"Corporation tax & the UN Business and Human Rights agenda", 16 Feb 2015...

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Article
13 February 2015

Commentary: "How human rights can be an integral part of business success"

Author: Cherie Booth, Omnia Strategy, on Times (UK)

"How human rights can be an integral part of business success", 12 Feb 2015...

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Article
13 February 2015

USA: Frequently asked questions on National Action Plan

Author: Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, US Department of State

"USG National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct", 12 Feb 2015...

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3 February 2015

Call for applications for member from Latin America to join UN Working Group on business & human rights

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

To apply for the mandates below, (1) complete the WEB-BASED SURVEY and (2) submit an APPLICATION FORM IN WORD, which is accessible by clicking on the mandate in the table below. Please note that for the Working Group appointment, only nationals of...

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