Business and Human Rights

Posted: 14 Jun 2009

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Lynn S. Paine

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Lara Adamsons

Harvard Business School

Date Written: February 13, 2009

Abstract

This note addresses some of the most frequently asked questions about the relation between human rights and business. Topics include the definition of human rights, the business leader's role regarding human rights, and legal liability of companies and executives for violating human rights.

Suggested Citation

Paine, Lynn S. and Adamsons, Lara, Business and Human Rights (February 13, 2009). HBS Case No. 309-097, Harvard Business School General Management Unit, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1418591

Lynn S. Paine (Contact Author)

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Lara Adamsons

Harvard Business School ( email )

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