Overview of human rights tools & guidance for business

Author: econsense – Forum for Sustainable Development, Published on: 5 November 2014

"Respecting Human Rights: Tools & Guidance Materials for Business", Nov 2014

The main objective of this report is to assist the business sector in human rights due diligence by providing an overview of current tools and guidance materials for this issue. The report contains precise information on: - the main components of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights according to the Ruggie Framework,- introductory materials on the human rights and businesstopic, - what human rights due diligence is about, - different tools and guides that may be used at the different stages of respecting human rights,- the main differences between the human rights impact assessment tools, and - the results of a questionnaire that was conducted during the development of this report...

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