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21 November 2014

Intl. Organisation of Employers conference discusses status & trends on business & human rights

Author: International Organisation of Employers & Employer's Federation of Western Switzerland

"IOE and Employer's Federation of Western Switzerland (FER) host high-level conference on Business & Human Rights in Geneva", 20 Nov 2014...

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19 November 2014

Canada announces new corporate social responsibility strategy for extractives abroad integrating UN Guiding Principles

Author: Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Canada

"Canada’s Enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy to Strengthen Canada’s Extractive Sector Abroad", 19 Nov 2014...

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19 November 2014

Commentary: National Action Plans are essential to protect business & human rights defenders

Author: Sara Blackwell & Katie Shay, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR)

"The role of National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights in protecting human rights defenders", 15 Nov 2014...

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18 November 2014

Invitation to civil society consultation with UN Working Group (27 Nov)

Author: Secretariat of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Subject: Invitation to a CSO stakeholder consultation with the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights ...

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18 November 2014

Media advisory: UN Forum on Business and Human Rights (Geneva, 1-3 Dec)

Author: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

"How business impacts human rights: Global event to discuss challenges and solutions UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, 1-3 December", 18 Nov 2014...

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18 November 2014

Register by 26 Nov: UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

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18 November 2014

Report from conference on role of human rights & responsibilities in business (Tübingen, 9-10 Oct)

Author: Weltethos-Institut (Universität Tübingen)

Around 60 people from various backgrounds including academia, business practice, civil society and public policy came together in Tübingen for two full days of interdisciplinary debate. The goal of the conference was to bring together an impact...

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17 November 2014

Guide on stakeholder engagement for corporate human rights due diligence

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17 November 2014

Responsible purchasing is as important as responsible manufacturing in social compliance programmes, says John Ruggie

Author: John G. Ruggie, Former UN Special Representative for Business & Human Rights

“From Audit to Innovation” Keynote Address at the Annual Conference of the Business Social Compliance Initiative, 13 Nov 2014...

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17 November 2014

[PDF] Review of data on companies' capacity to manage their human rights impacts

Author: Global Compact Network Germany & twentyfifty

"Integrating the UN Guiding Principles - Assessing Organisational Capacity. A Review of Data submitted in the Organisational Capacity Assessment Instrument from 2012-2014", Oct 2014...

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