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Nov 24 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Human rights due diligence is redefining investment opportunities in frontier markets

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This post was contributed by Anna Bulzomi, Senior Associate, Sustainability & Responsible Governance, at PwC.  In 2015, a number of developments in the human rights space have created momentum around the departure of business as usual. Last month saw the official … Continue reading

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Nov 11 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Business and human rights in investment treaties: What progress?

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This post was contributed by Lorenzo Cotula, who leads the International Institute for Environment and Development’s work on Legal Tools for Citizen Empowerment. On 16-18 November, hundreds of delegates from government, business, NGOs and social movements will be in Geneva for … Continue reading

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Nov 10 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Are infrastructure investors exempt from human rights duties? G20 surely thinks so…

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This post was contributed by Aldo Caliari, Director of the Rethinking Bretton Woods Project at the Washington DC-based Center of Concern. With this year’s United Nations (UN) Business and Human Rights Forum (November 16-18) scheduled to take place at almost the same … Continue reading

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Nov 5 2015

UN FORUM SERIES – Progress depends on clarifying responsibilities

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This blog was contributed by Caio Borges, Attorney in the Business and Human Rights Project at Conectas Human Rights. There is still no truly comprehensive study on progress in the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human … Continue reading

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Jun 12 2014

Nora Götzmann – Showing respect for human rights in state-investor contracts: Guidance and assessment tool for company negotiators

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This post was contributed by Nora Götzmann, Advisor in the Human Rights and Business Department of the Danish Institute for Human Rights and Adjunct Fellow at the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, University of Queensland Respect for human rights, … Continue reading

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