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[PDF] Developing Corporate Human Rights Policies and the Role of Legal Counsel

Author: Cheryl Joseph, Stanford Law School, and Julia Cherlow, Stanford Law School for UN Global Compact Human Rights Working Group, Published on: 1 December 2012

This Good Practice Note aims: (1) to illustrate how transnational corporations’ (TNCs) inhouse corporate counsel are perfectly situated to propel their corporations to adopt practices that ensure respect for human rights; and (2) to encourage this positive role by concisely highlighting key lessons learned and good practices in this area...[T]he research, case studies, and insights uncovered through the interviews for this note provide pointers for future transformations led by in-house corporate counsel. [refers to Shell, BP]

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Related companies: BP Shell