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25 July 2014

UK: Former Labour MP's new book argues business can address social, environmental & humanitarian problems but says there are no "good companies" yet

Author: David Brindle, Guardian (UK)

"Corporates can lead on sustainability but there are no "good companies" yet", 23 Jul 2014...

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3 June 2014

New UN initiative taps private sector leadership to advance women’s rights

Author: UN News Centre

The United Nations has teamed up with leading businesses to advance women’s rights and empowerment through a new advisory council comprised of private sector chiefs with a strong commitment to supporting women and girls. The new Private Sector...

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3 June 2014

Unilever Banners in Burma Used Extremist Symbol

Author: Associated Press, Irrawaddy (Thailand)

Consumer products giant Unilever scrambled…to remove advertising banners from shops in western Burma that prominently displayed the symbol of the Buddhist extremist movement blamed for a wave of bloody attacks against minority Muslims…Sher Mazari,...

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28 May 2014
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Author: ComunicaRSE (Argentina)

…La…Red de Empresas por la Diversidad...y…[aspira] a ser un espacio de encuentro e intercambio de ideas para empresas, ONG y Gobierno, y tiene como meta impulsar la diversidad como una condición de la competitividad…Hasta el momento, se han sumado...

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20 May 2014

Response by Unilever: re impacts on small farmers in Africa

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1 May 2014

[PDF] Evidence of Corporate Disclosure relevant to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Shift

This research was conducted to inform understanding of how companies currently report on their human rights performance, and how this maps against the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The research reviewed corporate disclosure of...

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28 April 2014

New Report Showcases Top Business' Solutions to Tackle Depression in the Workplace

Author: Laura Clewes, Ogilvy HealthPR

A group of major European employers today launch a report featuring fresh insights into the fight against depression in the workplace…BT Group plc, Deutsche Post DHL, H. Lundbeck A/S, Ogilvy [part of WPP] and Unilever have publicly shared information...

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28 April 2014

[video] Unilever's approach to implementing the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: Unilever (interview with John Ruggie, former Special Representative on business & human rights)

[Video transcript: If Unilever gets this right, it takes business on a path, that in my view few have dared to contemplate, but other will be obliged to follow. Fairness in the workplace: Not only throughout Unilever's own operations, but also in the...

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26 April 2014

"Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity - New briefing paper on business and human rights in Eastern Africa" (announcement)

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26 April 2014

[PDF] Steep Rise in Allegations of Human Rights Abuse as Boom in Investment Brings Hope of Prosperity

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In a new briefing paper...Business & Human Rights Resource Centre...identifies three key trends in companies’ human rights impacts in the region...Executive Director...Phil Bloomer said: “The threat of the infamous ‘Resource Curse’ hangs heavy...

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