Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice represents the first textbook to comprehensively address business and human rights.
In a global economy, multinational companies often operate in jurisdictions where governments are either unable or unwilling to uphold even the basic human rights of their citizens. The expectation that companies respect human rights in their own operations and in their business relationships is now a business reality that corporations must respond to.
Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice brings together over 30 scholars from different academic disciplines and practitioners from the field to explore topics such as:
the regulatory framework that grounds the business and human rights debate
challenges faced by companies and stakeholders in improving human rights
industry-specific human rights standards
current mechanisms to hold corporations to account
future challenges for business and human rights
A full outline is available here.
With supporting case studies throughout, this text provides an interdisciplinary overview of current themes in the field and guidance on practical implementation, demonstrating that a thorough understanding of the human rights challenges faced by business is now vital in any business context. Business and Human Rights: From Principles to Practice (Routledge) is available for purchase in paperback, hardback and e-book online at Amazon.com.
Harry J. Van Buren (2016) in the Business and Human Rights Journal, available here.
Humberto Cantú Rivera (2017) in the Anuario Mexicano De Derecho Internacional, available here.
Santoro, Michael (2017) in Business Ethics Quarterly, available here.
Christine Bader, Author, "The Evolution of a Corporate Idealist: When Girl Meets Oil"
Joanne Bauer, Adjunct Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Dorothée Baumann-Pauly, Research Director, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Sara Blackwell, Legal and Policy Coordinator, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
Anne-Marie Buzatu, Deputy Head of Operations of Public-Private Partnerships, DCAF
Rachel Davis, Managing Director,Shift
Surya Deva, Associate Professor, City University of Hong Kong
Mary Dowell-Jones, Professor of European Law, University of Nottingham
Anthony Ewing, Adjunct Professor of Law, Columbia University
Bennett Freeman, Former Senior Vice President for Social Research & Policy, Calvert Group
Arvind Ganesan, Director Business and Human Rights, Human Rights Watch
Kristen Genovese, Senior Researcher, Center for Research on Multi-National Corporations
Ben Heineman, Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science & International Affairs, Harvard University
Scott Jerbi, Senior Advisor for Policy & Outreach, Institute for Human Rights and Business
Chris Jochnick, Director, Private Sector Department, Oxfam America
Christine Kaufmann, President, Center for Human Rights Studies, University of Zurich
Sarah Labowitz, Co-Director, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Richard Locke, Howard R. Swearer Director of the Watson Institute for International Studies, Brown University
Amol Mehra, Director, International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
Justine Nolan, Professor, Deputy Director, Australian Human Rights Centre, University of New South Wales
Guido Palazzo, Professor, Department of Strategy, Globalization & Society, University of Lausanne
Chip Pitts, Lecturer, Stanford Law School
Michael Posner, Co-Director, NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights
Caroline Rees, President, Shift
Michael Samway, Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
Auret van Heerden, Founder, Equiception
Florian Wettstein, Director of the Institute for Business Ethics, University of St. Gallen
Simon Zadek, Co-Director, UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System