Essays about: "Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

  1. 1. Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence - Harmony or Discrepancy : A parallel between international soft-law instruments and national legislation

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Kristijan Panev; [2022]
    Keywords : Human rights due diligence;

    Abstract : Human Rights Due Diligence is a key topic in the debates among human rights advocates and the business world. Its understanding varies from a standard ofexpected care to a process to manage business risks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Institutional Investors and Sustainability - An Analysis of Institutional Investors’ Legal Due Diligence Obligations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för handelsrätt

    Author : Louise Bjerrek; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation; Human Rights Due Diligence; Institutional Investors; Greenwashing; Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises; National Contact Point.; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The European Union’s Sustainable Finance Agenda has launched several new actions in order to reorient capital flow of the financial market to sustainability objectives. One of these initiatives was to unify and harmonize the rules on marketing of sustainable aims of financial products. READ MORE

  3. 3. Corporate Tax Abuse on the Business and Human Rights Agenda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Julia Persson; [2022]
    Keywords : International Human Rights Law; Business and Human Rights; Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights; tax justice; tax and human rights; tax evasion; tax avoidance; aggressive tax planning; human rights due diligence; mandatory human rights due diligence; mänskliga rättigheter; företagande och mänskliga rättigheter; FN:s vägledande principer för företag och mänskliga rättigheter; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Corporate tax evasion, tax avoidance, and aggressive tax planning undermine states’ ability to protect, respect and fulfill human rights since states are deprived of necessary resources to realize economic, social and cultural rights as well as civil and political rights. Corporate tax has previously been called the elephant in the room within the United Nations’ (‘UN’) framework of Business and Human Rights; however, now it is recognized as a key issue for the next decade. READ MORE

  4. 4. Getting hard to resist: Prospect of mandatory human rights due diligence in Ukraine

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Ihor Konopka; [2021]
    Keywords : Business and human rights; corporate respect for human rights; due diligence; human rights due diligence; mandatory human rights due diligence; corporate civil liability; Ukraine; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) introduced human rights due diligence (HRDD) as a societal expectation to businesses to implement a new kind of due diligence risk management process to ‘know and show’ they respect human rights. Ten years later, mandatory human rights due diligence (mHRDD) legislation imposing a legal duty to carry out HRDD has become mainstream across Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Banking and Human Rights : A content analysis on Caixabank and BBVA sustainability reporting

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Jordi Calderer; [2021]
    Keywords : Human rights; Corporate Social Responsibility; Sustainability Reporting; UN Guiding Principles; Banking; Content Analysis;

    Abstract : Business and human rights is a recurrent discussion and the literature shows that it is a common research topic. However, when it comes to Banking and human rights the academic works drop considerably. READ MORE