"We support the United Nations 'Protect, Respect and Remedy' Framework. We believe that this, together with the Guiding Principles for Implementation, will help businesses better understand and manage their roles and responsibilities in human rights" - Puvan Selvanathan, Group Chief Sustainability Officer, Sime Darby
“The Council‟s endorsement establishes the Guiding Principles as the authoritative global reference point for business and human rights,” said John Ruggie, the Secretary-General‟s Special Representative for Business and Human Rights. “They will also provide civil society, investors and others the tools to measure real progress in the daily lives of people.”
than 20 countries; an online consultation that attracted thousands of visitors from 120 countries; and voluminous research and submissions from experts from all over the world.
that they are respecting human rights. The „Access to Remedy‟ principles focus on ensuring that where people are harmed by business activities, there is both adequate accountability and effective redress, judicial and non-judicial.
Learn more about the mandate and work of the Special Representative, visit: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/TransnationalCorporations/Pages/Reports.aspx and http://www.business-humanrights.org/SpecialRepPortal/Home
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