This guide has given you an introduction into business and human rights. You should now know:
If after reading this guide you are thinking about taking legal action, the organisations and resources outlined below could help you.
Having information and support is key if you want to hold businesses accountable for human rights abuses.
The most important source of support you can often get is from lawyers and organisations who work in your country or local community.
Check to see if any of the following groups could help you:
The international organisations listed above may be able to help you find support locally.
The following key resources where identified in the guide. Read these if you are thinking about legal action and these are relevant to your case.
Human Rights Translated 2.0: A Business Reference Guide
BHRRC Checklist on Documenting Corporate Human Rights Impacts
BHRRC Directory on Business and Human Rights Lawyers
International Finance Corporations’ Guide to Human Rights Impact Assessments
EarthRights International Guide on Foreign Legal Assistance
BHRRC Database on Company Codes of Conduct
SOMO Checklist on OECD NCP Complaints
OECD Watch Guide on Making OECD NCP Complaints
OECD Watch Template for NCP Complaints
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