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Mandatory human rights due diligence legislation


Bueno, Nicolas (2019). Mandatory human rights due diligence legislation. New York: The Teaching Forum.

Abstract

Since the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UN Guiding Principles) in 2011, several states have adopted domestic laws aiming at implementing human rights due diligence (see Human Rights Due Diligence), at least in part. This Teaching Note surveys categories of domestic legislation that address human rights due diligence, highlight recent examples of domestic legislation mandating human rights due diligence, and outlines approaches for teaching the topic.

Abstract

Since the adoption of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UN Guiding Principles) in 2011, several states have adopted domestic laws aiming at implementing human rights due diligence (see Human Rights Due Diligence), at least in part. This Teaching Note surveys categories of domestic legislation that address human rights due diligence, highlight recent examples of domestic legislation mandating human rights due diligence, and outlines approaches for teaching the topic.

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Item Type:Scientific Publication in Electronic Form
Communities & Collections:02 Faculty of Law > Human Rights Competence Center
Dewey Decimal Classification:Unspecified
Uncontrolled Keywords:Human rights due diligence, business and human rights, mandatory due diligence legislation
Editors:Ewing Anthony
Language:English
Date:2019
Deposited On:30 Jan 2020 10:55
Last Modified:07 Apr 2020 07:25
Publisher:The Teaching Forum
Series Name:Teaching Business and Human Rights Forum
OA Status:Green
Free access at:Official URL. An embargo period may apply.
Official URL:https://teachbhr.org/resources/teaching-bhr-handbook/mandatory-human-rights-due-diligence/

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