Essay on Negotiator

3302 Words May 9th, 2016 14 Pages
Theme: International standards and principles on business and human rights
1. UN Global Compact 2. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
At first sight, it is difficult to trace the connection between human rights and business. However, nowadays the proximity of these concepts has been developing rapidly and ceases to amaze. For many influential companies this direction has already become a mainstream. Companies can achieve real progress in observing human rights and at the same time succeed in conduct of business operations. Respect for human rights by commercial structures has become a "sign" of an ideal, socially responsible organization and comfortable for the best shots.
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The idea and practice of responsible business is rooted in all continents. There are over 85 country networks that are convening companies to act on sustainability issues at the ground level.
At the Global Compact companies are helped, whether beginners on the sustainability journey or recognized champions, to meet their commitments to operate responsibly and support society. This is done through a range of activities at the international and local levels – from raising awareness and developing resources and best practices, to facilitating partnerships and developing action initiatives on critical issues like climate, water and women’s empowerment.
For any company seeking to be sustainable, it begins with operating with integrity – respecting fundamental responsibilities in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anticorruption. The Global Compact’s Ten Principles provide a universal language for corporate responsibility
– understood and interpreted in 160 countries around the world by over
8,000 companies – and a framework to guide all businesses regardless of size, complexity or location. These principles are:
Human Rights. Principle 1: Businesses should support and respect the protection of internationally proclaimed human rights; and Principle 2: make sure that they are not complicit in human rights abuses.
Labor Standards
Principle 3: Businesses should uphold the freedom of association and the effective

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