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The Business and Human Rights Review Archive

The Business and Human Rights Review is an interdisciplinary journal that brings together academia, business, NGOs and multilateral bodies to debate issues surrounding the relationship between business and human rights. It is published by Allen & Overy’s Human Rights Working Group.

For further information about The Business and Human Rights Review or the issues raised therein, please contact the editorial board at BHRR@allenovery.com

Seventh Issue: Shifting gears on human rights performance: from responsive to proactive

This edition of the Review focuses on the collaborative practices developed by major stakeholders in the field and the increasingly proactive participation of corporations in the debate surrounding the human rights responsibilities of the private sector.

The Business and Human Rights Review: Archive issues

Sixth Issue: Subsidiaries and Supply Chains Under Scrutiny

Sixth Issue: Subsidiaries and Supply Chains Under Scrutiny

Against a backdrop of increasing scrutiny on businesses’ supply chains and global operations, this edition of The Business and Human Rights Review considers recent regulatory developments and the measures taken by corporations to address human rights risks.
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Fifth Issue: Opening up on responsible business practice

Fifth Issue: Opening up on responsible business practice

As the trend towards increased regulation and scrutiny of companies’ human rights impacts continues, the Review brings together diverse voices to discuss the role that business can play in protecting, respecting and promoting human rights across the world.
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Fourth Issue: A business approach to ending modern slavery

Fourth Issue: A business approach to ending modern slavery

In this issue we take a close look at the issue of modern slavery from a range of perspectives.
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Third Issue: The Move to Greater Corporate Transparency

Third Issue: The Move to Greater Corporate Transparency

Topics covered in this issue include, among others, the Thun Group of Banks’ Discussion Paper on the Guiding Principles, a discussion of the evolving legal landscape for human rights risk in the supply chain in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Kiobel.
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Second Issue: Implementing the Guiding Principles

Second Issue: Implementing the Guiding Principles

Topics covered in this issue include, among others, the human rights considerations for businesses investing in Myanmar, the experiences of companies implementing the Principles on Children's Rights and Business and an update on transnational human rights litigation.
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First Issue: Banking on Human Rights

First Issue: Banking on Human Rights

The inaugural issue includes interviews with Mark Harding (Barclays General Counsel), Pam Jestico (HSBC), Shami Chakrabarti (Liberty) and Clare Algar (Reprieve) on topics ranging from the influence of human rights on investment treaty arbitration to the role of women on corporate boards.
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