Thursday, August 10, 2017

New Issue: Business and Human Rights Journal

The latest issue of the Business and Human Rights Journal (Vol. 2, no. 2, July 2017) is out. Contents include:
  • Articles
    • Robert McCorquodale, Lise Smit, Stuart Neely, & Robin Brooks, Human Rights Due Diligence in Law and Practice: Good Practices and Challenges for Business Enterprises
    • Björn Fasterling, Human Rights Due Diligence as Risk Management: Social Risk Versus Human Rights Risk
    • Louise J Obara, ‘What Does This Mean?’: How UK Companies Make Sense of Human Rights
    • Tomaso Ferrando, Land Rights at the Time of Global Production: Leveraging Multi-Spatiality and ‘Legal Chokeholds’
    • Nien-hê Hsieh, Business Responsibilities for Human Rights: A Commentary on Arnold
    • Denis G. Arnold, On the Division of Moral Labour for Human Rights Between States and Corporations: A Reply to Hsieh
  • Developments in the Field
    • Sandra Cossart, Jérôme Chaplier, & Tiphaine Beau de Lomenie, The French Law on Duty of Care: A Historic Step Towards Making Globalization Work for All
    • Mahdev Mohan, A Domestic Solution for Transboundary Harm: Singapore’s Haze Pollution Law
    • Samentha Goethals, Joe Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business Human Rights Responsibility for Refugees and Migrant Workers: Turning Policies into Practice in the Middle East
    • Stéphane Brabant & Elsa Savourey, From Global Toolbox to Local Implementation: The IBA Practical Guide on Business and Human Rights for Business Lawyers
    • Stefanie Lemke, The UN Guiding Principles and the Legal Profession: Quo Vadis?
    • Joanne Bauer, Equipping Professionals for the Next Challenges: The Design and Results of a Multidisciplinary Business and Human Rights Clinic
    • Carlos Lopez, Struggling to Take Off?: The Second Session of Intergovernmental Negotiations on a Treaty on Business and Human Rights
    • Irit Tamir & Sarah Zoen, Human Rights Impact Assessments in a Brazil Land Conflict: Towards a Hybrid Approach