Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2021

416 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199941483

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Incorporating Rights

Strategies to Advance Corporate Accountability

Author Erika George

  • Draws on nearly a decade of ethnographic research, participant observation, and interviews with activists, business executives, investors and policy makers to provide insight into how public pressure can promote respect for human rights
  • Features examples of the evolving relationship between respect for human rights, corporate purpose, and shareholder primacy
  • Examines the differences between leading companies in various industry sectors including apparel, food and agriculture, extractives, and technology with respect to human rights and the advocacy efforts of activists
  • Offers qualitative analysis demonstrating how corporate social responsibility and sustainability rhetoric have changed over time to incorporate rights

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