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Featured CSRwire Blog: Human Rights: Everybody's Business

Submitted by: CSRwire

Categories: Human Rights, Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted: Apr 29, 2008 – 05:00 PM EST


Mary Robinson, former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights and first female president of Ireland, on advancing the business case for human rights

Apr. 29 /CSRwire/ - April 29, 2008 - Today, CSRwire features Mary Robinson, President of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative (http://vcr.csrwire.com/). Robinson discusses the advances companies have made in implementing human rights into their core business operations, and some of the challenges managers and stake-holders still face.

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About Realizing Rights: 

Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative (http://www.realizingrights.org/) puts human rights standards at the heart of global governance and policy-making and ensures that the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable are addressed on the global stage. They convene key stakeholders in new alliances to integrate concepts of human rights, gender equality and enhanced accountability into efforts to address global challenges and governance shortcomings while harnessing civil society, government, business, and economic forums to build awareness. They develop specific policy recommendations and seek to communicate their findings to key decision makers and the wider public.

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sustainability news, reports and information. CSRwire members are companies and NGOs, agencies and organizations interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience through CSRwire's syndication network and weekly News Alerts. CSRwire content covers issues of Diversity, Philanthropy, Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) Environment, Human Rights, Workplace Issues, Business Ethics, Community Development and Corporate Governance.

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