The 2008 Ruggie Report: A Framework for Business and Human Rights

ASIL Insights, Vol. 12, No. 12, June 2008

Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110

8 Pages Posted: 20 Jun 2008 Last revised: 30 Jun 2013

Christiana Ochoa

Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

In June 2008, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on the issue of human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises, John Ruggie, submitted the final report of his initial three-year mandate. The Report, titled Protect, Respect and Remedy: A Framework for Business and Human Rights, provides a governance-based set of findings and recommendations on the issue of business and human rights. This essay provides a concise description and brief analysis of the Report.

Keywords: transnational corporations, human rights, corporate social responsibility, governance, John Ruggie

Suggested Citation

Ochoa, Christiana, The 2008 Ruggie Report: A Framework for Business and Human Rights (2008). ASIL Insights, Vol. 12, No. 12, June 2008; Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1148428

Christiana Ochoa (Contact Author)

Indiana University Maurer School of Law ( email )

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