Business and Human Rights: Navigating a Changing Legal Landscape
17 January 2022
Legislation governing business impacts on human rights is increasing, with mandatory human rights reporting, due diligence obligations and other regulatory and legislative devices continuing to emerge across the globe.
These requirements form part of broader efforts to drive responsible business conduct, sustainable corporate governance, and to include business in efforts to tackle climate change through the energy transition. In this briefing, the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights and Clifford Chance consider these developments, focusing on what businesses need to know to navigate the changing legal landscape.