[DOC] The State Duty To Protect: Government experiences and steps take towards implementing the Guiding Principles and identifying opportunities for implementation: Intervention by Australia

Author: Australian Govt., Published on: 4 December 2012

As well as supporting...international initiatives, Australia has adopted a number of policies to help promote business and human rights to Australian companies. We encourage all Australian companies operating overseas to seek legal advice...We also have a number of industry and country-specific programs...a very useful exercise to survey current levels of understanding and implementation of the Guiding Principles...We would like to highlight just some of the suggestions that we received through this process, aimed at furthering the implementation of the Guiding Principles...Government further promote and educate business...Stakeholders suggested that whole-of-government policy on business and human rights...implementation of a domestic reporting requirement...

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