Yes, indeed, Human Rights should be the top priority in conducting business, and educating future leaders and business managers should aim to better the working conditions of the majority of mankind instead of serving only a few investors.
“Our only aim is to find the path” Edgar Morin, Sociologist and Philosopher
Following and during the recent UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva there has been a lot of discussion about the role of different academic institutions in the education of business leaders. This is a very important conversation if we consider the urgent need to ensure human rights are respected by everyone, everywhere, today. A reasonable question might follow as to whether business students have, in general, even heard about the matters discussed in the Forum, the UN Guiding Principles, the many country National Action Plans on Business and Human Rights and/or the national and international legislation which is or may be on the way?
In my opinion, not enough attention has been paid by business schools to the vital conversation on business and human rights underway in many countries and at every level…
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