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Featured Discussion Draft
February 2021 | Discussion Draft
“Signals of Seriousness” for Human Rights Due Diligence
This discussion draft is intended for the consideration of the European Commission and other stakeholders as the Commission develops proposals on mHREDD and considers how national regulators would implement any such legislation. In this discussion draft, we propose some key signals that national regulators could use in assessing the seriousness or quality of a company’s HRDD, grouped into six broad areas of company practice
The UN Guiding Principles
The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights are the authoritative global standard on business and human rights, unanimously endorsed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011.