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At the Crossroads: 10 years of implementing the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights in Australia (2021)

June 2021 marked the 10-year anniversary of the introduction of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) . The Australian Human Right Commission and Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW have partnered to release a joint report on the implementation of the UNGPs...

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Business and Human Rights Business and Human Rights

At the Crossroads: 10 years of implementing the UN Guiding principles on Business and Human Rights in Australia (2021)

June 2021 marked the 10-year anniversary of the introduction of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) . The Australian Human Right Commission and Australian Human Rights Institute, UNSW have partnered to release a joint report on the implementation of the UNGPs...
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Fact Sheet: The Australian finance sector and human rights (2014)

Integrating human rights considerations into core business practice is vital for managing business risks and creating opportunities in the finance sector. This Fact Sheet outlines how human rights are relevant to the finance sector, and what entities in sector can do to ensure they respect human...
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Fact Sheet: Integrating human rights into Australian business practice (2014)

The business and human rights landscape has evolved significantly over the last decade. In June 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (the Guiding Principles). The Guiding Principles provide a global standard for...
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Fact Sheet: The Australian mining and resource sector and human rights (2014)

The impact of mining and exploration activities on the human rights of employees and surrounding communities is well understood. Integrating human rights considerations into core business practice in the extractive sector is not only vital for managing business risks but also for creating...