Beyond human rights due diligence: what else do we need?

Surya Deva*, Anita Ramasastry, Florian Wettstein

*Corresponding author for this work

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After the unanimous endorsement of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs) by the Human Rights Council in June 2011, human rights due diligence (HRDD) has become a common currency widely embraced among stakeholders operating in the business and human rights (BHR) field. The UNGPs envisage HRDD to be the primary tool for businesses to identify, prevent, mitigate and account for adverse impacts of their activities on internationally recognized human rights.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)133-134
Number of pages2
JournalBusiness and Human Rights Journal
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2023


  • human rights due diligence
  • neo-colonial regulations
  • neoliberal order
  • root causes
  • tick-box compliance


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