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The Resource Business and human rights in Southeast Asia : risk and the regulatory turn, edited by Mahdev Mohan and Cynthia Morel

Business and human rights in Southeast Asia : risk and the regulatory turn, edited by Mahdev Mohan and Cynthia Morel

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Business and human rights in Southeast Asia : risk and the regulatory turn
Title
Business and human rights in Southeast Asia
Title remainder
risk and the regulatory turn
Statement of responsibility
edited by Mahdev Mohan and Cynthia Morel
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Today business and human rights has emerged as a distinct field within the broader corporate responsibility movement. The endorsement by the United Nations Human Rights Council of a new set of Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in 2011 has been welcomed as the leading global standard for corporations to respect human rights. The Guiding Principles are the culmination of a six year UN commissioned study by Harvard Universitys Professor John Ruggie, which concludes that companies should carry out human rights due diligence to identify, prevent, mitigate and account for how they address their adverse human rights impacts. The Guiding Principles reinforce the state duty to protect against human rights abuses by third parties including business; the corporate responsibility to respect human rights; and greater access by victims to effective remedy, both judicial and non-judicial. This book draws on the UN Guiding Principles to provide an overview of developments within the ASEAN region in relation to business and human rights. Bridging theory and practice, chapter authors will discuss the implications of key case-studies undertaken across the region, with a particular focus on extractive industries, migration and infrastructure projects. Topics covered include: due diligence and the role of audits; the role CSR can play in achieving sustainable socio economic development; businesses responsibilities to migrant workers; and the prevention of human rights abuses in states with weak levels of governance. The book aims to shed light on how ASEAN States currently understand and approach business and human rights challenges, and how the role played by ASEAN States may be strengthened and expanded. In doing so it clearly identifies the key themes, opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the region in relation to business and human rights"--
  • "This book draws on the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights to provide an overview of developments within the ASEAN region in relation to business and human rights. Bridging theory and practice, chapter authors will discuss the implications of key case-studies undertaken across the region. The book aims to shed light on how ASEAN States currently understand and approach business and human rights challenges, and how the role played by ASEAN States may be strengthened and expanded. In doing so it clearly identifies the key themes, opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the region in relation to business and human rights"--
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Mohan, Mahdev
  • Morel, Cynthia
Series statement
Routledge research in human rights law
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  • Human rights
  • Social responsibility of business
  • International business enterprises
  • Corporate governance
  • United Nations Human Rights Council
  • United Nations Human Rights Council
  • Corporate governance
  • Human rights
  • International business enterprises
  • Social responsibility of business
  • Southeast Asia
Label
Business and human rights in Southeast Asia : risk and the regulatory turn, edited by Mahdev Mohan and Cynthia Morel
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 294 pages
Isbn
9781315867649
Lccn
2014014885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)866933140
Label
Business and human rights in Southeast Asia : risk and the regulatory turn, edited by Mahdev Mohan and Cynthia Morel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 294 pages
Isbn
9781315867649
Lccn
2014014885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)866933140

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