Recognition and Responsibility: A Legislative Role for Transnational Corporations in Public International Law? - Thoughts from the Perspective of Human Rights
7 Indian Journal of International Economic Law, pp. 117-130, 2015
Posted: 27 Dec 2019
Date Written: 2015
Transnational corporations are often more powerful, politically and economically, than some nation states. In particular in the digital economy, large corporations might de facto be more relevant for individuals than the government of the country they live in. At the same time, transnational corporations actively shape human behavior and often might want a stake in the development of international legal standards. This article looks at these crossroads from the perspective of human rights.
Keywords: corporations, international law, human rights
JEL Classification: K33
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