GE communicates about value and content of UNGPS, and GBI outreach in China and the UAE

“In June 2011, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the Guiding Principles on Human Rights, developed under the direction of John Ruggie, then the UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Business and Human Rights. The Guiding Principles are built on three pillars: states’ duty to protect human rights, business entities’ responsibility to respect human rights, and the obligation of both to provide remedies for deprivations of human rights. Through our membership in the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights (GBI), GE was fortunate to contribute to the six-year process that culminated in these Guiding Principles. Our own Statement of Principles on Human Rights has been drafted to reflect GE’s responsibility to respect human rights in our global operations …” Read more at: http://www.gesustainability.com/enabling-progress/human-rights/