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Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: Implementing the United Nations "Protect, Respect and Remedy" Framework (United Nations Human Rights, 2011)

The Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights were also developed by John Ruggie, and endorsed by the Human Rights Council in 2011. The Guiding Principles provide a global standard for states and companies to prevent and address the actual and potential adverse impacts on human rights linked to business activity. They include 31 principles presented in three sections that reflect the three pillars of the “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework.