is not merely another set of voluntary standards but the "authoritative UN Standards around which the articulated expectations of many public and private institutions have already converged." (220) These principles, while often criticized for failing to enumerate an international legal duty on corporations to take action in regards to human rights, (221) are not meant to progress CSR principles beyond accepted international standards.
The above review of the UNGPs
and other frameworks pro0ides a basis for a comparison of their relevance to the business and human rights area.
are structured as three "Pillars": the First
This article analyzes methodology for drafting treatment provisions which reserve states domestic policy space to regulate human rights in-line with UNGP
It also was in breach of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs
), the group added.
Regaining Paradise Lost: Indigenous Land Rights and Tourism: Using the UNGPS
on Business and Human Rights in Mainstreaming Indigenous Land Rights in the Tourism Industry
The delegation, comprising Cindy Berman, head of Modern Slavery Strategy, and Ben Rutledge, senior adviser on UNGPs
on business and human rights, along with members of PILER, is currently in Pakistan holding meetings with officials from the government departments, civil society, chambers, trade association and private businessmen.
According to SCCI release, the UK delegation consisted of Ms Cindy Berman, head of Modern Slavery Strategy, and Ben Rutledge, senior advisor on UNGPs
on Business and Human Rights.
Ben Rutledge Senior Advisor on UNGPs
on Business and Human Rights along with members of PILER visited Sialkot and held meetings with Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Surgical Manufacturers Association of Pakistan, officials of provincial governments, private businessmen in their bid to understand the surgical sector, its socio-economic dimension, value chain.