Business and human rights: The challenge of regulating global supply chains

Author: Justine Nolan, University of New South Wales, Alternative Law Journal, Published on: 21 June 2017

"Business and human rights: The challenge of putting principles into practice and regulating global supply chains" 6 Jun 2017

This article examines a company’s responsibility to respect human rights, focusing in particular on corporate global supply chains. While global supply chains have long been associated with a range of human rights violations, a number of recent legislative initiatives both in Australia and elsewhere are applying traditional corporate concepts – such as due diligence and reporting – in a human rights framework, to ensure companies respect human rights wherever they operate. [also refers to Apple, Costco, Nestlé, and Walmart]

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Related companies: Apple Costco Nestlé Walmart