The United Nations Human Rights Council established the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in 2011. Since then, there has been an in-depth analysis of the role of companies as organs of society that perform specific functions, but that They must comply with the legal regulations of the countries where they carry out their commercial activity. In addition to complying with legal requirements, these principles guide companies in fulfilling their responsibility to protect human rights within their organizations and externally, in relation to any person or context with which they relate.
BLP establishes the Human Rights, Business and Development practice that, taking as a background the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights of the UN, as well as the Guide of the International Bar Association, presents its clients with the possibility of examining processes, business policies and decisions management from the perspective of the international protection of human rights.
Development of business policies on human rights, equity, non-discrimination, diversity, among others.
Opinions about respect for internal and external human rights issues by companies in merger or acquisition processes.
Training in Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights suitable for the interested public.
Induction on the applicable regulations in Central America in accordance with its obligations in public international law.
Administrative, judicial and international litigation in the matter.