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UN Guiding Principles

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were proposed by UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie, and endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in June 2011. In the same resolution, the UN Human Rights Council established the UN Working Group on business & human rights. http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Issues/Business/Intro_Guiding_PrinciplesBusinessHR.pdf Protect, respect,…
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Social Business – July 2016

Dear Friend: We are sending you the Save the Date card for the next Social Business Day in Dhaka. You will notice that we have changed the date from a one day program on May 28 to a two day program on July 28 and 29. The registration will be open for all participant at…
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CSR Meetup Geneva

This group is for sustainability/CSR professionals from the UN, government, international NGOs and the private sector, as well as Geneva community members interested in sustainable economic and social development. We get together to listen to a top level speaker and then share our ideas about sustainability/CSR and network among an informed group. The CSR Meet-up…
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UNGA Endorses Addis Ababa Action Agenda

The UN General Assembly (UNGA) has endorsed the outcome of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3), the Addis Ababa Action Agenda (AAAA). The endorsement occurred during an UNGA plenary meeting where delegates adopted resolution A/69/L.82 titled ‘Addis Ababa Action Agenda of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development,' which includes the…
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