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Don't miss our webinar! Exploring Implications of "Protect, Respect & Remedy"Framework for Business & Human Rights http://bit.ly/oCZIfC #CSR
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 2:00pm

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 5, 2011 - Don't miss CBSR's upcoming webinar:

Exploring the Implications of the Protect, Respect and Remedy Framework for Business and Human Rights for Canadian Business Operating Abroad
Thursday, October 6, 2011, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST) / 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (PST)
 
Join CBSR and special guest Caroline Rees, former Senior Advisor to the UN Secretary-General's Special Representative for Business and Human Rights (John Ruggie) for a provocative discussion on the topic of business and human rights. This session will explore the Respect Pillar of the Protect, Respect, Remedy Framework and its implications for Canadian businesses operating abroad. You will hear how a Canadian company has addressed the issue of human rights in their operations overseas and some lessons learned from their experience.
 
Please note - The focus of this webinar is the implications for implementation of the UN Guidelines. To prepare for this webinar please review the most recent version of the UN Guidelines - click here
 
Speakers:
Stephanie Garrett, Sustainable Development & Corporate Responsibility Specialist
Caroline Rees, Senior Advisor Director of the Governance and Accountability Program at the CSR Initiative of Harvard Kennedy School and a member of John Ruggie's team
Frank McShane, Manager - Corporate Responsibility Policy & Ethics, Talisman Energy
 
This webinar is free for CBSR members. Non members may join for $75.

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