If your business doesn’t respect human rights, you could be open to devastating adverse publicity as well as hard legal liability.
The legal landscape is changing. Soft law, such as the UN Guiding Principles, is crystalizing into hard law. Courts all around the world are extending their jurisdiction to human rights impacts that occur extraterritorially and throughout a business’s value chain.
This means that we understand the legal risk associated with adverse human rights impacts. Our integrated practice group builds on this foundation to provide the full spectrum of business and human rights advice