New report on the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights released
Why do the world’s most revered companies end up embroiled in human rights abuses? What is to be done? How can the language and architecture of the human rights regime apply to companies, when it was created as a state-based system? How should all organizations in this domain–from companies with competing priorities, to resource-challenged NGOs, to the U.N. Working Group–best focus their limited time and capacity?” The U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Analysis and Implementation summarizes the current state of play in the field and contributes to the agenda going forward.