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28 Jan 2013

Author:
Guardian Sustainable Business

Human rights: the challenges businesses face - live discussion [31 Jan]

The Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, endorsed by the United Nations Human Right Council in 2011 provides a global standard for managing the risk of adverse impacts on human rights linked to business activity. Businesses are increasingly expected to scrutinise their social and environmental impact, their supply chain and their place in wider society...When thinking about the relationship between business and human rights, are there effective mechanisms that can be put in place to safeguard operations? [refers to Apple, Gap]