Taking stock of investor implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

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Published June 2021 by United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Authored by UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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This report provides a summary of what rights-respecting investment entails, based on the expectations of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, the authoritative global framework for the respective duties and responsibilities of governments and business enterprises to prevent and address business-related human rights impact. It outlines how enabling environments have fostered greater investor respect for human rights over the past decade and summarises signs of progress as well as major gaps and barriers to future progress.

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Taking stock of investor implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

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Research report

Published June 2021 by United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights. Authored by UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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