Is free, prior and informed consent a form of corporate social responsibility?

Rodhouse Toyah, Vanclay Frank

Is free, prior and informed consent a form of corporate social responsibility?
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Resource Type Scientific Paper
Language
  • English
Year 2016
Country Netherlands
Topic
  • FPIC
  • Industry
  • Informed Decision Making
Complexity Technical
Keywords
  • Business Practices
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Law
  • UNDRIP
Written By Academic Researchers
Written For
  • Academic Institutions or Researchers
  • Indigenous Allies
  • Leadership and Management
Description Organizations across the world are starting to include Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and human rights standards in their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) documents. The authors of this article argue characteristics of CSR are not inherently well-matched with tenants of basic human rights and FPIC is often included in CSR documents to serve the role of preventing societal backlash against corporate actions.
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