A Human Rights Defender Toolkit for Promoting Business Respect for Human Rights
How can human rights defenders effectively engage businesses to promote corporate respect for human rights?
A Human Rights Defender Toolkit for Promoting Business Respect for Human Rights has been produced by ISHR, with the pro bono support of leading international law firms Allens Linklaters and DLA Piper.
The publication provides:
- an overview to human rights defenders of the legal and policy frameworks, and government and corporate trends relating to the protection of human rights within the context of business;
- a range of tools for defenders to strategically engage with stakeholders at each stage of project development and in a range of sectors;
- actions businesses should take to respect and engage human rights defenders, and the business benefits of doing so;
- practical examples of how businesses and human rights defenders can work together to achieve corporate respect for human rights.