Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

On 16 June 2011, the UN Human Rights Council endorsed the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework" proposed by UN Special Representative John Ruggie. 

The text of the Guiding Principles [PDF]

Business and Human Rights: CRIN response to adoption of the Guiding Principles
Child Rights Information Network (CRIN), 21 Jun 2011

For implementation tools & examples, see our Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights Portal.

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