As reported in Y-File this morning the summary report for the Expert Meeting on Corporate Law and Human Rights: Opportunities and Challenges of Using Corporate Law to Encourage Corporations to Respect Human Rights is now available. This event, hosted by Osgoode Hall Law School, took place in November of 2009 at the Osgoode Professional Development Centre.
If you are interested in this work you may also be interested in the portal dedicated to the work of Harvard University Professor John Ruggie the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General on Business & Human Rights. This portal provides access to the complete list of documents prepared by the Special Representative & his team since his appointment in 2005 and includes the above mentioned summary report.
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