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By Mahdev Mohan,Cynthia Morel

Business and human rights has emerged as a different box in the company governance stream. The endorsement by means of the United international locations Human Rights Council of a brand new set of Guiding rules for enterprise and Human Rights in 2011 reinforces the State’s responsibility to guard opposed to human rights abuses by way of 3rd events, together with enterprise; the company accountability to admire human rights; and larger entry by way of sufferers to potent treatment, either judicial and non-judicial.

This ebook attracts at the UN Guiding rules and up to date nationwide plans of motion, to supply an outline of proper advancements in the ASEAN area. Bridging thought and perform, the editors have situated this publication on the intersection of human rights chance and its rules. bankruptcy authors speak about the results of key case-studies undertaken around the area and numerous sectors, with a selected concentrate on extractive industries, the surroundings, and infrastructure tasks. subject matters lined contain: due diligence and the position of audits; companies’ duties to ladies and youngsters; and the mitigation of human rights dangers within the region's rising markets.

The publication sheds mild on how stakeholders at the moment technique enterprise and human rights, and explores how the position of ASEAN States, and that of the establishment itself, might be bolstered. In doing so, the e-book identifies serious demanding situations and possibilities that lie forward for the sector in terms of enterprise and human rights. This e-book should be of good use and curiosity to students, practitioners and scholars of human rights, company and corporate legislations, overseas legislations, and company governance.

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