Practical Definitions of Cause, Contribute, and Directly Linked (Discussion Paper)
In collaboration with Debevoise & Plimpton, we have developed practical definitions of cause, contribute, and directly linked under the Guiding Principles and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises. This discussion draft is to ground engagement with stakeholders and businesses to provide precise guidance on the scope of corporate human rights due diligence and remedy. We welcome comments.
Integrated Risk Prioritization: A Path to Efficient Risk Management
Anti-corruption compliance provides valuable lessons for human rights governance. By leveraging those lessons to identify priority human rights risks for due diligence and remediation, companies can manage business risks efficiently and comprehensively.
The Arc of Corporate Responsibility: Public Relations Art to Legal Science
The Guiding Principles have reshaped corporate responsibility, both in content and in risk. Responsible businesses need to recognize this changing landscape and respond accordingly. Otherwise, corporate responsibility will just create more risks.