The UNEP FI Human Rights Work Stream’s CEO Briefing on Human Rights provides an introduction to the business and human rights debate and sketches out some of the key human rights challenges presently faced by the finance sector.

The Briefing discusses some of the key questions faced by companies such as the applicability of international human rights law to companies in the finance sector, the specific human rights expectations of companies in the finance sector, the business case for action and the limits to responsibility. In addition, the Briefing presents a practical management framework for companies in the finance sector seeking to more effectively manage the human rights issues to which they are exposed.