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U.S. Implementation of the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
December 5, 2012

Three men in a discussion
High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay, Assistant Secretary Michael Posner, and Chairman John Ruggie in Geneva December 4, 2012 at the opening of the Forum on Business and Human Rights.

The United States is committed to the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights as evidenced in part through the integration of human rights into U.S. laws, regulations and policies that govern business activities.   In responses to a questionnaire from the Working Group on Business and Human Rights, the U.S. highlights key examples of U.S. work in this arena.

Link to response of the United States (PDF 2 MB) to the questionnaire of the Working Group on the Issue of Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises.