[PDF] The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: An Introduction

Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights, Published on: 1 September 2013

In 2011, the United Nations Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, a set of guidelines for States and companies to prevent and address human rights abuses committed in business operations. This document summarises the content of the UN Guiding Principles and describes the mandate of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, which has been established to aid in their implementation.

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