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Businesses must address role in human rights abuses
10 December 2009
Despite growing awareness among corporate leaders of the social and environmental impacts of their operations, business involvement in human rights abuses remains a key global governance challenge...

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Inaugural Exchange Forum hosted in London
03 December 2009
The Institute for Human Rights and Business hosted a discussion on Nov 30, on corporate accountability in the wake of the settlement of the Trafigura case in Cote d’Ivoire. This is the first of regular Exchange Forums the Institute plans to host in London and elsewhere. The discussions, held under the Chatham House Rule, will allow an invited audience to engage with leading experts on key business and human rights issues in the news...

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Valore Sociale International Conference
Updated: 29 October 2009 | Posted: 28 October 2009
Business and Human Rights: Corporate Social Responsibility, accountability and control of the Supply Chain was the name of the International Conference which took place Wednesday in the Italian Parliament buildings in Rome...

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Mary Robinson awarded Medal of Freedom
12 August 2010
The Institute for Human Rights and Business warmly congratulates Mary Robinson, Chairman of the Institute's Board, on being awarded the 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom by US President Barack Obama...

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Interview with Salil Tripathi
August 2009
As part of its effort to integrate further debate on ethics and corporate responsibility into the MBA curriculum, the Allwin Initiative at Tuck recently hosted an interview with Salil Tripathi, Director of Emerging Issues for the Institute for Human Rights and Business and an alumnus of the Tuck School...

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Land, Business and Human Rights
July 2009
The Institute for Human Rights and Business convened a discussion around land, business, and human rights in Manesar, India, on June 24-25. Over 25 representatives participated in the two-day forum...

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Call for Evidence on Business and Human Rights
30 April 2009
From March – May 2009, the UK Joint Committee on Human Rights issued a Call for Evidence on Business and Human Rights. This inquiry questioned...

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