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Incorporating Rights: Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability

Erika George


Incorporating Rights: Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability examines existing and emerging advocacy strategies that could conceivably close a global governance gap that puts human rights at risk and places commercial actors at risk of becoming complicit in human rights abuses when conducting business in emerging market economies and complex environments. Corporate codes of conduct, sustainability reporting, and selected multistakeholder initiatives are presented as the building blocks of a system of soft law that could solidify to become binding baseline standards for better business ... More

Keywords: human rights, corporate social responsibility, international law, securities regulation, environmental justice, climate change, responsible investment, shareholder advocacy, multistakeholder initiatives, sustainability reporting

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780199941483
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199941483.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Erika George, author
Samuel D. Thurman Professor of Law, Director Tanner Humanities Center, University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law