Sunday, November 20, 2016

New Issue: Business and Human Rights Journal

The latest issue of the Business and Human Rights Journal (Vol. 1, no. 2, July 2016) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Doug Cassel, Outlining the Case for a Common Law Duty of Care of Business to Exercise Human Rights Due Diligence
    • David Bilchitz, The Necessity for a Business and Human Rights Treaty
    • Sarah Joseph, ‘Is Fox News a Breach of Human Rights?’: The News Media’s Immunity from the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
    • Denis G Arnold, Corporations and Human Rights Obligations
    • George G Brenkert, Business Ethics and Human Rights: An Overview
  • Developments in the Field
    • Thomas A Hemphill & George O White III, The World Economic Forum and Nike: Emerging ‘Shared Responsibility’ and Institutional Control Models for Achieving a Socially Responsible Global Supply Chain?
    • Faris Natour, Respecting Human Rights in the On-Demand Economy: Closing the New Governance Gap
    • Zorka Milin, Mapping Recent Developments in Transparency of Extractive Industries
    • Jessica Evans, The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights
    • Brynn O’Brien, Extraterritorial detention contracting in Australia and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
    • Donna Jean Guest, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business—A Pioneering Country-Based Initiative
    • Lise Smit, Binding corporate human rights obligations: A few observations from the South African legal framework
    • Alejandra Gonza, Integrating Business and Human Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System