new book "Business and Human Rights: Dilemmas and Solutions" looks at how companies are responding to specific human rights issues

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1 November 2003

Business and Human Rights: Dilemmas and Solutions

Author: edited by Rory Sullivan, Insight Investment, UK

"Business and Human Rights" provides an analysis of the relationship between companies and human rights in the context of globalisation. The analysis is in two parts. The first maps the reasons (financial, ethical, regulatory) why human rights have become a business issue...the second part of the book looks at the practical experiences of companies in responding to specific human rights issues in the context of their own operations, in their supply chains and in specific countries.

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1 November 2003

[PDF] Foreword [to the book "Business and Human Rights: Dilemmas and Solutions"]

Author: Mary Robinson, Executive Director of Ethical Globalisation Initiative and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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