Linking development & human rights
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Author: Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos, en Miami Herald (USA)
"Reduciendo el riesgo de la infraestructura para las personas", 5 Mar 2017...
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G20 must ensure safe & sustainable infrastructure investment agenda, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights says
Author: Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in Miami Herald (USA)
"Human rights trampled in push to build infrastructure", 3 Mar 2017...
Commentary: "How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"
Author: Michael Hobbes, Foreign Policy
"Saving the World, One Meaningless Buzzword at a Time - How corporations, activists, and politicians turned the language of human rights into meaningless babble"...
Author: Bonita MEYERSFELD, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mining operations in the Global South often worsen conditions for affected communities after the conclusion of the operations as compared to pre-mining conditions. This is regression, not progress, which is contrary to the narrative surrounding mining...
Incorporating Children and Adolescents’ Rights in Corporate Management: A Tool Based on Strategic Maps and the Sustainability Balanced Scorecard
Author: Lívia Menezes Pagotto, Leticia Arthuzo, Aron Belinky, Daniela Gomes Pinto, Mario Monzoni (Centre for Sustainability Studies - Fundação Getulio Vargas), Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
...Brazil has seen a boom in large-scale investment projects...due to the Growth Acceleration Program (PAC), a massive federal investment in infrastructure development…Such projects constitute a challenge for local development...children and...
Author: Lucy AMIS, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 2, Issue 1
Mega-Sporting Events (MSEs) like the Olympics and FIFA World Cup inspire humanity and have the potential to promote human rights, including through job creation and urban regeneration. Yet for over a decade MSEs have been linked to a pattern of human...
Business can contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals through promoting ethical trade & workers' rights, shows report
Author: Ben Rutledge, Ethical Trading Initiative
...All countries and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership, are expected to implement the goals. That very definitely includes business. Why? Because the focus is on ending poverty by building global prosperity through equitable and...