Addressing the impacts of business activities on human rights

Date: 5th December 2012
Category: General measures of implementation

On 3rd December, around one thousand people took part in the largest global discussion to date on how governments and businesses are moving to address the impacts of business activities on human rights.

The UN Human Rights Chief, Navi Pillay, addressed the forum saying that enhancing legal standards "may be necessary" at national, regional or international levels.

The Business and Human Rights Resource Center has published the latest edition of its Bulletin on Children and Business. The bulletin includes entries from 12 organisations and a round-up of recent developments worldwide.

  • Access the Children and Business bulletin here.