New U.S. plan for responsible business conduct takes baby steps toward digital rights
The U.S. “NAP” addresses human rights issues in the ICT sector, but it doesn’t go far enough.
U.S. agrees to develop NAP on business & human rights
The Obama Administration announced on Wednesday, Sept. 24 that it would review and account for the human rights impacts of U.S. businesses.
Obama ignores user rights with African investment plan
The U.S. cannot so easily ignore its responsibilities under international law and norms, or turn a blind eye to the activities of its corporations abroad.
Access calls for more NAPs on business and human rights
Today, Access and other civil society groups in the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR), published a joint letter outlining the seven concrete steps each country must take to ensure that they effectively implement the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs).