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UN experts call for more protection of human rights of vulnerable groups affected by business activities

Author: UN News Centre, Published on: 3 November 2012

A United Nations expert body has called on States and business enterprises to address the heightened risk of vulnerability, discrimination and marginalization of groups and communities whose human rights are affected by business activities across the world...“States and business enterprises should adopt clear objectives, with measurable outcomes for implementation, and learn from the experiences of their peers,” Mr. Selvanathan [current chair of UN Working Group on business and human rights] added, urging them to scale up their efforts to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights...

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