Baseline study focuses on corporate responsibility for human rights

The Vietnamese branch of the German non-profit foundation Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) has collaborated with the Centre for Development and Integration (CDI) to launch the baseline study on “UNGP Implementation in the Garment, Footwear, and Electronics Supply in Vietnam” in Ho Chi Minh City on May 28.

Sean O’Connell, representative of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGP) in Vietnam, said at the launching workshop that the study will evaluate UNGP implementation in Vietnam, particularly the responsibility of garment, footwear, and electronic enterprises in respecting the rights of their employees.

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