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States have the duty under international human rights law to protect everyone within their territory and/or jurisdiction from human rights abuses committed by business enterprises. Business enterprises have the responsibility to respect human rights wherever they operate and whatever their size or i
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  • States have the duty under international human rights law to protect everyone within their territory and/or jurisdiction from human rights abuses committed by business enterprises.
  • Business enterprises have the responsibility to respect human rights wherever they operate and whatever their size or industry.
  • No matter the context, States and businesses retain distinct but complementary responsibilities.
  • States must prevent, investigate, punish and redress human rights abuses that take place in domestic business operations
  • States (home and host) should provide guidance, assistance and enforcement mechanisms to ensure that business enterprises are not involved with such abuses in conflict-affected areas

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