Book launch: "Business and Human Rights: History, Law and Policy – Bridging the Accountability Gap" by Dr Nadia Bernaz

18:00 - 20:30 | 7 December 2016 | London

Business corporations can and do violate human rights all over the world, and they are often not held to account. Emblematic cases and situations such as the state of the Niger Delta and the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory are examples of corporate human rights abuses which are not adequately prevented and remedied. Business and human rights as a field seeks to enhance the accountability of business – companies and businesspeople – in the human rights area, or, to phrase it differently, to bridge the accountability gap. Bridging the accountability gap is to be understood as both setting standards and holding corporations and businesspeople to account if violations occur.

18:00 Refreshments on the 2nd Floor Mezzanine.

18:20 Talk by guest speaker Rae Lindsay (Clifford Chance) in the Boardroom C219-20, 2nd Floor of the College Building.

Followed by a light buffet on the 2nd Floor Mezzanine.

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