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Guideline: Commentary Ch. IV Paragraph 37

Description The chapeau and the first paragraph recognise that States have the duty to protect human rights, and that enterprises, regardless of their size, sector, operational context, ownership and structure, should respect human rights wherever they operate. Respect for human rights is the global standard of expected conduct for enterprises independently of States’ abilities and/or willingness to fulfil their human rights obligations, and does not diminish those obligations.

1 cases relating to 'Commentary Ch. IV Paragraph 37':

Title Issue Date filed Status
Human Rights Law Centre vs. Rio Tinto Rio Tinto former mine pollution impacts indigenous PNG commu 29 September 2020 Pending

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