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19 Sep 2021

Prof. John G. Ruggie, author of the UN Guiding Principles, has passed away

Professor John G. Ruggie (1944-2021), author of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, has sadly passed away. He played a central role in the business & human rights movement in the last decades. A brilliant mind and exceptional leader, full of energy, creativity and empathy, John Ruggie made an enormous difference to our world.

Our portal will gather some of the many tributes from the business & human rights community, mourning this loss, and commemorating the achievement, life and legacy of John Ruggie.

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