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Business and Human Rights National Baseline Assessment: Executive Summary

...This National Baseline Assessment on Business and Human Rights in Ukraine (the NBA) utilizes the methodology developed by the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable. The main purpose of the NBA is to assess current status of  implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (the UNGPs) in Ukraine...Numerous policy and legislative gaps revealed by the NBA point to the lack of coordinated government policy regarding business and human rights. Business practices that does not comply with international standards of corporate responsibility in the sphere of human rights as well as a number of problems related to employment, environment protection, anti-discrimination, tax, combatting corruption, healthcare and other indicate the lack of human rights lens in respective government policies and business activities.