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“Why human rights matter: a resource guide for integrating human rights into Communities and Social Performance work at Rio Tinto”, Rio Tinto, in partnership with Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Sustainable Minerals Institute at The University of Queensland, Jan 2013
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“Bringing a Human Rights Lens to Corporate Water Stewardship: Results of Initial Results”, Shift, Pacific Institute, Aug 2012

“Migrant Workers and Health—The Role of Business”, BSR, 16 Jan 2012

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1 January 2013

Why human rights matter: a resource guide for integrating human rights into Communities and Social Performance work at Rio Tinto

Author: Rio Tinto, in partnership with Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Sustainable Minerals Institute at The University of Queensland

We know that our decisions and actions, whether inadvertent or deliberate, can result in adverse human impacts. We also recognise that respecting human rights is a continual process which we will always strive to improve. We are determined to be...

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1 August 2012

[PDF] Bringing a Human Rights Lens to Corporate Water Stewardship: Results of Initial Research

Author: Shift, Pacific Institute

When it comes to supporting the HRWS [human right to water and sanitation], the Guiding Principles help companies lay effective groundwork for their relationships with local communities and other stakeholders. Many corporate water stewardship...

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16 January 2012

[PDF] Migrant Workers and Health—The Role of Business

Author: Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)

Migrant worker health is increasingly important for companies following the UN‘s endorsement of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights…Principle 12 states…additional standards for vulnerable groups, such as migrant workers and their...

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