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Unformatted text preview: - 1954 by the UN- Came after WWII- Recognition that sometimes governments violate the rights of their own people- There are some things that are SO important that they trump state sovereignty- There are some things that states do not have to power over The problem with the declaration of human rights is that it states what the rights are but it does not say who owes the correlative duties People look to business and want to hold them accountable for human rights How much can we really ask business to do? There has to be a limit to what we can expect them to do. ..how do we think about the limit? Fair Share Theory- Relationship of business to the human rights victim- Effectiveness- Capacity to withstand retaliation Becomes relevant when the violation is occurring is being done by someone else As a business, you always have a duty to not violate human rights...
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- Spring '11
- Business Ethics