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ESCR-Net Collective Report on Business and Human Rights - 2008

Author: International Network for Economic, Social & Cultural Rights , Published on: 1 June 2008

ESCR-Net’s Corporate Accountability Working Group is pleased to announce the release of its Collective Report on Business and Human Rights. Presented directly to Members of the 8th Session of the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva during the first week of June 2008...this Collective Report surveys 159 cases of alleged human rights abuses by, or involving, companies in order to illuminate the scope of these incidents, analyze existing gaps in the protection of human rights in the context of business, and offer recommendations to the United Nations on how to strengthen business accountability to human rights. [link to the full report is available at the bottom of the page]

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