Corporate Social And Human Rights Responsibilities: Global Legal and Management Perspectives

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EditorKarin Buhmann

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This book challenges the separation between CSR and law. It also demonstrates that BRHR may be gradually separating from CSR through emphasis on state obligations. Authors from around the world discuss how businesses engage in CSR and human rights, and how governments and intergovernmental organisations may support business in taking responsibility

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This book challenges the separation between CSR and law. It also demonstrates that BRHR may be gradually separating from CSR through emphasis on state obligations. Authors from around the world discuss how businesses engage in CSR and human rights, and how governments and intergovernmental organisations may support business in taking r...

KARIN BUHMANN (Ph.d. at the University of Aarhus, Department of Law (2001); Master of International Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Lund/Sweden; degrees in Law and East Asian Studies from the University of Copenhagen) is an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen. She has publish...
Format:PerfectDimensions:293 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:January 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023023089X

ISBN - 13:9780230230897

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Table of Contents

Introduction; K.Buhmann, L.Roseberry & M.Morsing
PART I: SETTING THE STAGE
Conceptualizing the Home State Duty to Protect Human Rights; S.Seck
'A necessary supplement' - What the United Nations Global Compact Is and Is Not; A.Rasche
Balancing Power Interests in Reflexive Law Public-private CSR-schemes: The Global Compact and the EU's Multi-Stakeholder Forum on CSR; K.Buhmann
'Protect, Respect and Remedy': A Critique of the SRSG's Framework for Business and Human Rights; S.Deva
PART II: REGIONAL PERSPECTIVES
Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa: A Fig Leaf or a New Development Path Worth Pursuing?; W.Kimathi
It's our Business: Ensuring Inclusiveness in the Process of Regulating and Enforcing Corporate Social Responsibility; C.Sidoti
Public Procurement, International Labour Law and Free Movement in EU Law: Respect, Protect and Remedy; R.Nielsen
Business Responsibilities and Human Rights in Latin America: Lessons and Inspiration for the Future; C.Anicama
PART III: COMBINING LAW AND MANAGEMENT
Business Commitments in CSR Codes of Conduct and International Framework Agreements: the Case of Human Rights; D.Bé
Regulating the Levers of Globalization: Integrating Corporate Social Responsibility into the Capital-Raising Process; L.Caplan
Institutionalisation of Corporate Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility Programs in Firms; J.D.Rendtorff