The following resource articles provide information on steps businesses can take to uphold their human rights obligations in relation to Human Rights Defenders
What obligations do businesses have towards human rights defenders?
Following the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights, all businesses have an obligation to respect the entire spectrum of human rights, including the rights of human rights defenders.
My business received a communication from UN Special Procedures human right experts. What happens next?
Communications are formal letters written by independent UN experts to States, businesses or other actors in response to human rights violations in which they are alleged to have played a role. These violations may have already occurred, be ongoing or have a high risk of occurring.