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[PDF] Standard Life Investments report on business and human rights in the extractive industries

Standard Life Investments, the global fund manager, has issued a report entitled Business and Human Rights which reviews the implementation in the extractives sector of the key aspects of Professor John Ruggie’s Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights...Even at the largest extractive companies which have a long history of reporting on social and environmental issues, reporting on human rights issues is often not indicative of actual practice...The human rights policies of the largest extractive companies demonstrate a high level of alignment with the requirements set out in the GPs.