Overview

The attorneys and advisors in Foley Hoag’s Global Business & Human Rights practice have decades of experience helping clients advance and implement internationally-recognized human rights, social, and environmental laws, regulations, and normative standards.

In today’s globalized economy, companies and organizations are held to higher standards regarding the human rights, social, and environmental impacts of their operations. Legislators, business partners, investors, shareholders, consumers, and civil society organizations expect your policies to accord with both nationally and internationally recognized standards. Failure to meet these expectations may expose your company to a range of legal, reputational, and operational risks. Translating stakeholder expectations into effective and credible strategic initiatives can be a daunting challenge.

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