UN Sub-Commission Norms: General

The "Norms on the Responsibilities of Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with Regard to Human Rights" were adopted by the UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights in 2003.  The UN Commission on Human Rights considered the Norms in 2004, did not approve them, and said they had "no legal standing".  For explanatory materials on the UN Sub-Commission Norms and the decision by the UN Commission, click here.

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