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[PDF] New Guiding Principles on Business and human rights endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council

Author: UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Published on: 16 June 2011

In an unprecedented step, the United Nations Human Rights Council has endorsed a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights* designed to provide -for the first time- a global standard for preventing and addressing the risk of adverse impacts on human rights linked to business activity.

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