The 2008 Ruggie Report: A Framework for Business and Human Rights
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
ASIL Insights, Vol. 12, No. 12, June 2008
Indiana Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110
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.
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Keywords: transnational corporations, human rights, corporate social responsibility, governance, John Ruggie
Date posted: June 20, 2008 ; Last revised: June 30, 2013