Business and human rights

Political article
12.1.2018

«Profit should not be an end in itself»

The 3rd Session of an Inter-Governmental Working Group convened in October in Geneva, chaired by Guillaume Long. It is charged with elaborating an international legally binding instrument on transnational corporations and human rights. An interview.
Article AS news
27.10.2017

National Contact Point: The limits of dialogue

Economic associations are opposed to the introduction of civil liability for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation, as proposed under the Responsible Business Initiative; they point to National Contact Point.
Article AS news
31.3.2014

When access to judicial remedies is flouted

Those whose rights are trampled on by a multinational should be able to successfully seek compensation. A new study shows how difficult this is for victims in the South when the multinational is headquartered in the North.