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A/HRC/55/41: Expert seminar on the responsibility of business enterprises to respect the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment - Report of the Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment, David R. Boyd

Published

02 January 2024

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A/HRC/55/41

Focus

Environment

The Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment, David R. Boyd, submits the present report in accordance with Human Rights Council resolution 52/23. On the basis of an expert seminar convened on 24 November 2023, the Special Rapporteur summarizes key points related to systemic problems facing the global economy, promising practices with regard to the responsibility of business enterprises to respect the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, gaps in the current normative frameworks and the necessary next steps.

Issued By:

Special Rapporteur on the issue of human rights obligations relating to the enjoyment of a safe, clean, healthy and sustainable environment

Delivered To:

Human Rights Council, Fifty-fifth session