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3 May 2015

Paper analyses innovations & implementation challenges of human rights complaints against companies at OECD Natl. Contact Points

Author: John G. Ruggie & Tamaryn Nelson, Harvard Kennedy School

"Human Rights and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises: Normative Innovations and Implementation Challenges", 3 May 2015...

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1 June 2013

[PDF] Calling for Corporate Accountability: A Guide to the 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: OECD Watch

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Glencore, POSCO, Shell, Statkraft and Ratiopharm to respond to certain allegations in the guide. Responses provided.] The guide is intended to help you understand how the dispute resolution...

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3 November 2010

US: Review of the National Contact Point for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

Author: Arvind Ganesan, Human Rights Watch

In contrast to results-achieving counterparts in some other countries, the United States NCP has maintained a passive stance on complaints and cases under the OECD Guidelines...The US NCP often gives one of two grounds for inaction. One invokes ...

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26 July 2010

Global Witness takes UK government to court for failing to list UK companies trading Congo conflict minerals for UN sanctions

Author: Global Witness

The British government is acting unlawfully in refusing to put forward eligible UK companies and individuals trading in Congolese ‘conflict minerals' for targeted UN sanctions, said campaign group Global Witness today in an application to the High...

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8 July 2010

A guide for companies: Do no harm: Excluding conflict minerals from the supply chain

Author: Global Witness

Nobody forces companies to purchase minerals or metals mined in war zones…a key message to companies…is that if they choose to use metals originating from eastern DRC they have a responsibility to demonstrate – by doing due diligence – that their...

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8 July 2010

Global Witness report on companies' due diligence in supply chain for "conflict" minerals from Dem. Rep. of Congo

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30 June 2010

[PDF] Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct

Author: Joris Oldenziel (SOMO), Joseph Wilde-Ramsing (SOMO) & Patricia Feeney (RAID)

This report assesses the contribution of the OECD Guidelines to responsible business conduct, sustainable development, and the resolution and reduction of conflicts between companies and communities regarding social issues, environmental concerns, and...

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1 June 2010

OECD Watch new report: "Assessing the contribution of the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises to responsible business conduct"

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1 February 2010

Born free and equal [subscription required]

Author: Nathan Skinner, StrategicRisk

…In order to avoid unwanted attention, businesses need to be aware of their moral and legal responsibilities…In the pursuit of resources or cheaper production costs, transnational corporations have set up operations in countries with repressive...

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20 January 2010

[PDF] Closing Governance Gaps: Application of the U.N. “Protect, Respect, Remedy” Framework - Expert Multi-Stakeholder Consultation

Author: prepared for mandate of UN Special Representative John Ruggie

The expert multi-stakeholder consultation on 20 January 2010 in Berlin convened representatives from government, business, and nongovernmental organizations that have already attempted to implement or apply some aspect of the UN “Protect, Respect,...

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