Business & Human Rights

  • Bogojevic Explores EU Environmental Protection Based on Human Rights

    August 20, 2014

    Professor Sanja Bogojevic has published an article considering the use of EU human rights law as an avenue toward securing "constitutionalization" of an individual right to environmental protection within the bloc.

  • Greenpeace Pushes Global Environmental Governance

    August 13, 2014

    An article from directors at Greenpeace International calls for a new mechanism of global governance that has the authority to sanction governments that do not take sufficient action to rein in businesses that contribute to climate change.

  • Professor Criticizes Maximizing Profits as Business Purpose

    August 13, 2014

    Associate Professor Surya Deva of the City University of Hong Kong writes that businesses must redirect their operations in an effort to recognize their purpose as a "social organ" in respecting human rights.

  • MEP Supports Expanded EU Engagement in CSR

    August 06, 2014

    Member of the European Parliament ("MEP") Richard Howitt has called for European citizens to engage in a public consultation issued by the European Commission in order to prevent "complacency" among EU leadership in pressuring businesses to become more "sustainable and responsible."

  • ICAR Calls on President to Develop U.S. NAP

    August 06, 2014

    The International Corporate Accountability Roundtable ("ICAR") has petitioned the White House to develop a U.S. National Action Plan ("NAP") for implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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