Paul Hastings Discusses Integrating Human Rights and ESG into International Regulatory Compliance

As we wrote toward the end of 2020, the risks associated with business and human rights, and ESG more generally, have led a growing number of companies to create human rights/ESG management systems or to integrate human rights/ESG into existing compliance programs.  Relying on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (“UNGPs”), we listed six core elements of human rights/ESG compliance programs – which are generally part of effective international regulatory compliance programs.  We promised to provide detailed posts regarding each individual element where we will discuss the key components of that element and how its presence in … Read more