Global Business and Human Rights
Article from: OGEL 1 (2006), in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
Both the Human Rights Watch's annual world report 2006 and the interim report of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises are now out and these provide ample food for thought about global business and its relationship to human rights. Transnational business operations across the globe are a common phenomenon and are increasingly more so in the age of globalization. While such operations are considered to be blessings for economic growth and development in the host ...