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Doing responsible business in armed conflict: risks, rights and responsibilities

What every Australian business needs to know about international humanitarian law.

Globalisation continues to offer new opportunities for businesses to expand operations and value-chains into new territories around the world. These include unstable and insecure environments and countries affected by, or prone to, armed conflict.  As a result, the corporate sector faces new and unfamiliar risks. These publications aims to assist Australian businesses in understanding their risks, rights and responsibilities under international humanitarian law. It has been specifically designed to provide an overview for managers and executives, and supplements existing human rights-oriented guidance documents.

 

Practical Guidance Document: Doing Responsible Business in Armed Conflict

Seven Indicators of Corporate Best Practice in International Humanitarian Law
 

How is international humanitarian law relevant to your business?

What liability, operational and reputational risks does your business face in armed conflict?

Training and resources for businesses and security personnel

How can Australian Red Cross help your business?