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Author: Lou Pingeot, Global Policy Forum
[T]his working paper examines the role and influence of business actors in the process towards the Post-2015 agenda of the UN, with particular attention to the influence of large transnational corporations. The business sector certainly has an...
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[DOC] Speech of Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility "CSR after Rio," to the Cyprus EU Presidency Conference on CSR
Author: Richard Howitt MEP, European Parliament Rapporteur on Corporate Social Responsibility
Earlier this year I was privileged to represent Europe at a different sort of conference: as part of the Rio +20 United Nations Summit…one of the most notable characteristics of the UN summit…was the huge role played by business…1,400 companies took...
Author: UN News Centre
A United Nations expert body...expressed concern that the outcome document agreed at the...UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) failed to explicitly mention that businesses must respect human rights. “Businesses will play a major role in...
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