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2 March 2010

Flextronics and Cerrejon join Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI) [please scroll down]

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI)

GBI today formally announced that the Initiative's core group of members will be joined by Singapore-based electronics manufacturing services provider Flextronics and Colombian mining company Cerrejon [joint venture Anglo American, BHP Billiton,...

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15 February 2010

[PDF] Moving Ahead Together: Evaluation of Business and Human Rights workshops within the Sino-Swiss Human Rights Dialogue

Author: Frances House, Institute for Human Rights & Business

The Swiss government invited the Institute for Human Rights and Business to undertake a reporting and evaluation exercise for two workshops within the Sino‐ Swiss Human Rights Dialogue: 'A rights‐based approach to CSR reporting', and 'Labour Rights...

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1 February 2010

Global Business Initiative roundtable on business & human rights in Asia (Delhi, Nov 2009)

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Business and Human Rights Roundtable: A focus on South Asia and South East Asia

Author: Global Business Initative

[A] number of themes were raised during the roundtable…When addressing the human rights responsibilities of business – there needs to be a stronger link made to…concerns such as poverty, natural resource use, climate change, conflict and corruption...

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1 September 2009

Carbon Disclosure Project finds improved disclosure of emissions among world's largest companies - Bayer, BASF, HSBC, Wal-Mart, Chevron lead

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Business and Human Rights Roundtable

Author: Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

November 5th & 6th | New Delhi, India......

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2009 - Global 500 Report

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

Following the increase in the number of CDP signatories, the standard of disclosure over the past seven years since the inception of CDP has increased dramatically... The number of Asian companies responding to CDP 2009 increasedby 39% (51 to 71) from...

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13 July 2009

Siemens, Munich Re Start Developing Sahara Project

Author: Jeremy van Loon and Eva von Schaper, Bloomberg

Siemens AG, Munich Re and 10 more companies agreed to draw up blueprints for a project to harness power from the Sahara Desert sun to bring extra electricity to European homes... Siemens...will try to prove the estimated $555 billion Desertec project...

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16 April 2009

[DOC] Statement by the Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights to the Sub-Committee on Human Rights of the European Parliament

Author: John Morrison, Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights (BLIHR)

The Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights... express intention has been to demonstrate how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights can be integrated into business management... Our member companies are...ABB, Areva, Barclays, Ericsson, Gap Inc...

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4 December 2008

[DOC] Over 230 Companies Worldwide Have a Public Human Rights Policy Statement, On Eve of the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Realizing Rights

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Realizing Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre have been encouraging more companies to adopt human rights policies...Currently over 230 company policy...

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