Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework

 This publication contains the "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework", which were developed by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises. These Guiding Principles apply to all States and to all business enterprises, both transnational and others, regardless of their size, sector, location, ownership and structure. These Guiding Principles should be understood as a coherent whole and should be read, individually and collectively, in terms of their objective of enhancing standards and practices with regard to business and human rights so as to achieve tangible results for affected individuals and communities, and thereby also contributing to a socially sustainable globalization.

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United Nations [UN]
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Human Rights Policy
Due Diligence
National Action Plan
Corporate Social Responsibility [CSR]
Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs]