Human Rights and Business: From Principles to Practice

Human Rights and Business: From Principles to Practice l Huffington Post

by Lauren Compere, June 15, 2016

This month marks five years since the adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) - a landmark moment in the acceptance of human rights as not just being a corporate responsibility issue but fundamental to core business practices. The UNGPs define a global standard for preventing and addressing the risk of negative human rights impacts by business activity.

Highlights:

  • Making good ethics good business
  • Investors at risk
  • Making it simpler in the next five years