UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Author: HumanRights.Gov [USA], Published on: 3 December 2012

The Business and Human Rights (BHR) team in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor leads U.S. government efforts to implement the Guiding Principles. The BHR team...[w]orks with the UN Working Group on business and human rights, that was established upon UN Human Rights Council endorsement of the Guiding Principles...Funds programs that foster implementation of the Guiding Principles through the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor’s Human Rights and Democracy Fund...Facilitates conversation with businesses, civil society, and governments about implementation of the Guiding Principles; and Advocates for integration of the Guiding Principles into existing guidelines and performance management efforts.

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