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Work on fiscal responsibility table


Sustentia and Oxfam Intermón (OI) expand its strategic work on tax and inequality, with a new project which incorporates ESADE and the Association of finance inspectors of the State (IHE). Yesterday was held the first of 4 meetings of work planned, involving companies in the banking sector, textile, technology and ICT, electric and extractive, OSC and advisors. Companies in the sector of construction and funds ISR are also committed to participate in the process.

BREAD Chile, the participation of actors dialogues

As part of a wider process of collaboration with the Directorate of human rights of the Ministry of foreign relations of Chile, Carlos Cordero by Sustentia provided in the month of July 6 workshops with representatives of civil society, the companies and the unions in Santiago, Temuco and Antofagasta. These are completed with them made with representatives of those peoples indigenous in them same 3 by Birgitte Feiring and Paloma Muñoz Quick sites, professionals of the DIHR. The results preliminary is presented to the Group of work inter-agency in the headquarters of the Ministry of relations foreign.

Guidelines for due diligence on human

The document focuses mainly on the pillars II and III (I respect and remedy) the guiding principles of UN on business and human rights . He argues the importance of human rights in the company management, He explains the system that establishes the guiding principles and makes a detailed and practical journey on due diligence and the principles which should take the company prevention and remedy of violations which is responsible. It is a document of Social innovation Sustentia, with collaboration of AECID. November 2014.

CUADERNO-Guia of the UN guiding principles

Cuaderno-Guia of the UN guiding principles on business and human rights. Gateway It is a global document for a quick understanding of the UN guiding principles and aims to achieve its implementation of agile and effective way. It represents a simple gateway to the due diligence. It is a document of Social innovation Sustentia, in collaboration with AECID. November 2013.

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Sustainability and new economic models


Within the framework of a broader investigation into collaborative consumption developed by a European consumer organisation, Sustentia Social innovation developed an analysis of the sustainability of the initiatives of Carsharing and Carpooling. The research focused on identifying potential positive and negative effects of these activities in all three dimensions on which is built the concept of sustainability (economic, social and environmental), with a vision of social responsibility and human rights.

Follow-up to the OHCHR in Guatemala


As experts in business and human rights, Sustentia Social innovation has been carrying out a programme of follow-up missions to the Office of the High Commissioner for human rights in Guatemala (OHCHR) Since July of 2015, six so far. Together with government stakeholders, companies, organizations of civil society and indigenous peoples, international cooperation with a presence in the country is also adopting a relevant role through coordination group.

Indicators model of transparency RTA in Honduras

Sustentia Social innovation took place during 6 months technical support (EN) the Institute for access to public information (IAIP), secured body of the law of transparency and access to public information of Honduras, adopted in December of 2006. The project was aimed at adapting the institutional and social reality of the country dimension of outcome indicators of the model of international measurement of transparency of the network of transparency and access to information (RTA), to follow up on the implementation of the mechanisms provided for by the law.

Study of disabilities and Reporting to ILO

Disability & CSR Reporting. Compared reporting practice of 40 selected MNCs It is a publication that analyzes common practices of 40 multinational companies at the time of reporting CSR in their annual reports about the inclusion of people with disabilities and, in particular, about his work.

Document prepared by Juanjo lamb, Marleen Rueda and Tania Ortiz de Zuñiga, in collaboration with Sustentia Social innovation. July 2014.