Guidance on human rights policies
- [PDF] "Guiding Principle 16: Policy Commitment" - in "Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights"
- Author: UN Special Representative on business & human rights
- [PDF] "Guide on How to Develop a Human Rights Policy"
- Author: United Nations Global Compact
- "Policies" - in "A guide for integrating human rights into business management"
- Author: Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, UN Global Compact
- [PDF] "Letter from Mary Robinson to corporate CEOs regarding public commitments to human rights, 2009-10"
- Author: Mary Robinson, President, Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and President of Ireland
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Author: Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, United Nations Global Compact
This publication provides company managers and staff with essential knowledge of what human rights are and how they are relevant for business. It also outlines some key elements of what it means to respect and support human rights in practice. It is...
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[PDF] [Full text of Guiding Principles]: Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework
Author: UN Special Representative on business & human rights John Ruggie
...[The] Guiding Principles are informed by extensive discussions with all stakeholder groups...Some of the Guiding Principles have been road-tested as well...Council endorsement of the Guiding Principles...will...[establish] a common global platform...