UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights Portal: Latest additions

UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
- Latest additions to this portal

Latest additions to "Events" page:

"UN Forum on Business and Human Rights", Geneva, 4-5 Dec 2012:
- Invitation to register [PDF] and further information for all participants on how to register - deadline 1 Nov
- [español]Invitación para registrarse al Foro de las Naciones Unidas sobre las empresas y los derechos humanos, Ginebra, 4-5 de diciembre - fecha límite: 1 de noviembre
- [francais] Invitation à s'inscrire pour participer au Forum de l’ONU sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme, Genève 4-5 déc. - date limite: 1 nov.
- Practical information for all participants

"Research workshop on Business and Human Rights", LSE (London, 23 Nov)

"Child rights and the business sector: Urging states and private companies to meet their obligations" (Bramois, Switzerland, 14-17 Oct)

"Regional Training Workshop on Business and Human Rights" for African NGOs (London, 8-11 Oct)
- [francais]"Atelier régional au sujet des entreprises et des droits de l’homme" pour les ONG africaines (Londres, 9-11 oct.)

 
Latest additions to page on implementation of Guiding Principles by companies:

Online consultation on Draft Guide on Human Rights for small & medium-sized enterprises, being conducted by Global CSR until 26 Sep 2012

"Four Questions to Guide Human Rights Reporting" - Virginia Terry, Director, Advisory Services, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility), 28 Aug 2012

"Embedding Respect for Human Rights Within a Company’s Operations", report of workshop, Shift - report of workshop held 12-13 Jun 2012

Repsol: "Annual Report 2011 - Respecting human rights - Implementing the Guiding Principles", 2012
- [español] Respetar los derechos humanos - Implementando los Principios Rectores", 2012

 
Latest addition to page on how NGOs are using Guiding Principles:

"Briefing: Vedanta's perspectives uncovered: Policies cannot mask practices in Orissa", Amnesty Intl., 28 Aug 2012
- [francais] "Inde : les promesses de Vedanta en matière de droits humains sont creuses et dénuées de sens", Amnesty International, 28 août 2012

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[PDF] Child rights and the business sector: Urging states and private companies to meet their obligations

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[DOC] Global Rights: Partners for Justice Holds Regional Training Workshop on Business and Human Rights [UK]

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[PDF] Embedding Respect for Human Rights Within a Company’s Operations

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Author: Oficina de Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas

La Oficina de Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos...tiene el honor de transmitir una invitación a las partes interesadas para registrarse para el primer Foro sobre las empresas y los derechos humanos, que tendrá lugar del...

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Author: Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme

Le Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l'homme a l'honneur de transmettre une invitation aux acteurs concernés à s'inscrire pour participer au premier Forum sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme, qui aura lieu du 4 au 5 décembre...

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28 August 2012

Four Questions to Guide Human Rights Reporting

Author: Virginia Terry, Director, Advisory Services, BSR (Business for Social Responsibility)

In the past few years—in part due to the launch of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights—...companies have...made great strides in how they cover human rights in their corporate social responsibility reports...[But] there is limited...

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28 August 2012
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Author: Amnesty International France

Amnesty International a répliqué avec son propre rapport, Vedanta’s Perspective Uncovered : Policies Cannot Mask Practices, dans lequel elle accuse la société minière de ne pas tenir compte des conséquences véritables de ses opérations sur les droits...

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Online Consultation on Draft Guide on Human Rights for SMEs is OPEN

Author: Global CSR

The online consultation on the draft guide for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on human rights (PDF) is now open until 26 September 2012. This draft guide has been produced in the course of a European project “Capacity building for SMEs in...

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Research workshop on Business and Human Rights - 500 days after Ruggie: Achievements, challenges and opportunities in Business and Human Rights

Author: London School of Economics and Political Science

A student-led research workshop titled “500 days after Ruggie: Achievements, challenges and opportunities in Business and Human Rights” will take place at the London School of Economics and Political Science [LSE] on Friday 23 November 2012...Guest...

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