No Rights Without Remedies — An Assessment Of Corporate Remedy Channels

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October 25, 2017

We analyzed publicly available information from 369 companies that have made human rights commitments to assess how many of them have also established grievance mechanisms to identify and address human rights violations. We found that a quarter of corporations that publicly committed to respecting human rights lack any means to pursue remedies.


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Comparing Resources Of Human Rights Multi-stakeholder Initiatives

Multi-stakeholder Initiatives (MSIs) have become the default response to governance gaps in different industry settings, ranging from private security providers to apparel to information and communication technology. To effectively close these gaps, MSIs require resources and capacity to implement the agreements and procedures that their members negotiate.