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UN Global Compact Releases Good Practice Notes on Human Rights

The UN Global Compact has announced the release of two good practice notes on human rights, recently adopted by the Global Compact’s Human Rights Working Group. The first note is titled “How Business Can Encourage Governments to Fulfill Their Human Rights Obligations” and the second, “Setting Up a Multi-stakeholder Panel as a Tool for Effective …
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Google and China: Business and Human Rights

Google recently announced its decision to shut down its Chinese-based search engine, google.cn. Aron Cramer and Dunstan Allison have posed some interesting questions about the company’s decision at The Huffington Post (www.huffingtonpost.com). Cramer and Allison remark that “with this decision Google has won considerable praise from organizations concerned about its human rights record. This contrasts …
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