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1 January 2013

A Blueprint for Human Rights & Business [USA]

Author: Meg Roggensack, Human Rights First, on Initiative for Human Rights in Business

Human Rights First recently published a blueprint… [with]… specific recommendations for [the US to]… help fulfill each of the three pillars in the “Protect, Respect, Remedy” Framework…First…[to] establish an inter-agency working group …[to]…...

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1 January 2013
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Author: Maria Prandi, Instituto de Innovación Social

[Durante el] Foro sobre Empresa y Derechos Humanos que tuvo lugar en la sede de Naciones Unidas en Ginebra...se hizo palpable que no existían...datos contrastados acerca de cómo los Principios Rectores habían prevenido, mitigado o reparado los...

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1 January 2013
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Author: Human Rights and Business Dilemmas Forum (Maplecroft e O Pacto Global das nações unidas)

Os “Princípios Orientadores para Empresas e Direitos Humanos” contém recomendações específicas sobre como...[las] empresas devem cumprir com sua responsabilidade de respeitar os direitos humanos ...Implementem políticas e procedimentos apropriados;...

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10 December 2012

[PDF] Corporate Liability in a New Setting: Shell & the Changing Legal Landscape for the Multinational Oil Industry in the Niger Delta

Author: Essex Business and Human Rights Project, Univ. of Essex [UK]

The purpose of this report is to analyse the law that is relevant to decisions about the management of the international oil companies that are operating in the Niger Delta. The focus is on the Shell Group, the largest company operating in the area,...

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5 December 2012
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Dirigindo-se ao fórum global que trata dos impactos dos negócios sobre os direitos humanos, a Alta Comissária da ONU para os Direitos Humanos, Navi Pillay, pediu...aos delegados que estejam preparados para agir acima dos padrões legais quando se trata...

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4 December 2012
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Author: 联合国新闻

人权高专皮莱12月4日在首届联合国工商业与人权论坛上发表讲话,呼吁各国政府、企业等所有相关方共同努力,推动落实联合国有关工商企业与人权问题的指导原则,确保企业在运作过程中,尊重和保护人权。企业在发展和追求利润的过程中,可能会对人权造成不利的影响。例如,侵犯劳工获得公平和适当报酬的权利、组织和参与集体谈判的权利,侵害土著民族等当地社区民众生存和发展的权利等等...引起了人权领域对于企业与人权问题的广泛关注。2011年6月,联合国人权理事会一致通过了《工商企业与人权:实施联合国“保护、尊重和补救...

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1 December 2012

Human Rights First publishes blueprint for US Govt. to fulfil UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights

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1 December 2012

[PDF] How to Encourage U.S. Companies to Respect Human Rights: Blueprint for the Next Administration

Author: Human Rights First

When U.S. companies abuse or facilitate violations of human rights abroad, they undermine U.S. national interests in advancing security, economic development, and human rights…The United States has a strong interest, therefore, in seeing that American...

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28 November 2012
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Author: Nações Unidas no Brasil

Cerca de mil convidados participarão da maior discussão global sobre os impactos das atividades empresariais e os direitos humanos...em Genebra entre 3 e 5 de dezembro de 2012. Os participantes, provenientes de 85 países, vão participar do primeiro...

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23 November 2012

500 Days After Ruggie Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities in business and Human Rights

Author: London School of Economics and Political Science

Prof. Kimberly Hutchings (Head of LSE Department of International Relations) Nicolas Carrillo, Charline Daelman, Damiano de Felice and Irene Pietropaoli...Achievements, challenges and opportunities in business and human rights Prof. John Ruggie ...

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