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25 January 2012

Cambodia: Local authorities & Red Cross donate food rations to 176 families, who are homeless after last year's eviction from land claimed by Phan Imex

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13 January 2012
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Author: Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie

...[La] Délégation à la paix, à la démocratie et aux droits de l’Homme de l’OIF a publié un document d’information et de sensibilisation sur le thème « les droits de l’Homme au cœur de la responsabilité sociale des entreprises (RSE) ». Il revient sur...

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1 January 2012
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Author: Emilio D'Orazio, Politeia

[Contents include: Corporate Social Responsibility & Human Rights Abuses; Orientamento sessuale e business; Understanding & Managing the Financial Sector’s Responsibilities in terms of Human Rights: the UniCredit Experience; Diritti umani,...

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1 January 2012

[PDF] Corporate Liability of Energy/Natural Resources Companies at National Law for Breach of International Human Rights Norms

Author: Oliver Salas

While there are established rules to invoke the liability of States for their breach of international law obligations, there is no equivalent to hold corporations liable for violating human rights norms...[T]he lack of obvious international remedies...

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23 November 2011

[video] Manifesto for the Corporate Idealist

Author: TEDxHunterCCS

[Transcript:]...Big business can be a force for good…The interests of business and the interests of society could be aligned, given the right leadership, staff and resources…Despite all those years of work, I haven’t managed to eliminate human rights...

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14 November 2011

Implementation of Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by law firms

Author: Advocates for International Development (A4ID)

The charity Advocates for International Development (A4ID)...released a new report that considers how the new UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights should be implemented by law firms...A4ID’s new paper ‘Law firms’ implementation of the...

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1 November 2011
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Author: Advocates for International Development (A4ID), Traduzido pela RR Donnelley - Global Translation Services

[O] papel das sociedades de advogados enquanto consultores e advogados imparciais, bem como os padrões profissionais que têm de respeitar, torna-as únicas relativamente a determinados aspetos. Reconhecendo o desejo dos seus parceiros jurídicos de...

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1 November 2011

[PDF] Berne Declaration interview with John Ruggie

Author: Berne Declaration

What was the greatest challenge you faced when you started your mandate in 2005?...A comprehensive treaty on business and human rights wasn’t even a remote possibility, and launching any such negotiations would have set the agenda back by years. At...

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1 November 2011
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Author: Instituto Ethos de Empresas e Responsabilidade Social

Esta publicação...visa trazer uma contribuição para o debate sobre a relação das empresas com os direitos humanos, mostrando como elas podem enxergá-los em seus negócios e indicando oportunidades para uma atuação preventiva e proativa. Buscamos.....

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30 October 2011

UN Principles on Business and Human Rights: Interview with John Ruggie

Author: Business Ethics Magazine

John Ruggie recently joined the Corporate Social Responsibility practice of the law firm Foley Hoag as a senior adviser, working with the firm and its clients on issues related to implementation of the Guiding Principles; he continues his association...

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