Audio length: 20:15Oct 3, 2013
Ethical Corporation’s Jeni Bauser Yaghoubi speaks to Prof John Ruggie at the recent UN Global Compact Leaders Summit.
Prof Ruggie reflects on the two years since the launch of the guiding principles on business and human rights, how they have been implemented to date, and the challenges to come.
From 2005 to 2011 Prof Ruggie served as the United Nations secretary-general’s special representative for business and human rights and led the creation of the UN guiding principles on business and human rights. Currently he is the Berthold Beitz professor in human rights and international affairs at Harvard’s Kennedy school of government and affiliated professor in international legal studies at Harvard law school.