Show Summary Details

Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD HANDBOOKS ONLINE (www.oxfordhandbooks.com). © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a title in Oxford Handbooks Online for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 21 October 2020

Abstract and Keywords

This article aims to track and evaluate evolving views about the human rights obligations of corporations. It investigates whether corporations have direct, morally grounded human rights obligations and examines the character and scope of those obligations. It evaluates three models that dominate contemporary debates regarding our understanding of the human rights obligations of corporations and proposes a hybrid model that allocates human rights responsibilities to business organizations based upon the contexts in which a business is active.

Keywords: corporations, human rights obligations, business, corporate responsibilities, moral grounds

Access to the complete content on Oxford Handbooks Online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can''t find the answer there, please contact us.