v1n2: Smith on Wettstein

“Corporate Human Rights Obligations: Moral or Political?” by Jeffery Smith
http://doi.org/10.12747/bejr2013.01.02

A COMMENT ON Florian Wettstein (2012), “CSR and the Debate on Business and Human Rights: Bridging the Great Divide,” Bus Ethics Q 22(4): 739–770.

Abstract: This discussion reviews Florian Wettstein’s conclusion that multinational corporations should assume greater “positive” obligations to protect against and remedy violations of human rights. It thereafter suggests an alternative to his defense that remains open to his conclusion, but sketches a moral, rather than political, grounding of those obligations.

To download the full PDF, click here: Smith on Wettstein.

Update: Now see also Wettstein Replies to Smith.



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