16 March 2017
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) have encouraged and assisted companies to adopt policies and due diligence processes aimed at respecting human rights. Less progress has been made to implement the UNGP's framework for the provision of access to effective remedy for victims of business-related human rights abuse. This so-called "forgotten pillar" will receive specific attention in 2017.
Access to Remedy: The Next Frontier?