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Key Terms on Business and Human Rights

This glossary provides standard definitions for key terminology on the topic of business and human rights.

February 2015 | Shift and Mazars; UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

What is human rights due diligence? How do the Guiding Principles define stakeholders? This short glossary provides standard definitions for some of the most common terms related to the Guiding Principles, as well as corporate disclosure on human rights. 

Many of these definitions are drawn from The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights: An Interpretative Guide.

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