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Implementing Business and Human Rights Norms in Africa: Law and Policy Interventions 2022 book

Implementing Business and Human Rights Norms in Africa: Law and Policy Interventions

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Implementing Business and Human Rights Norms in Africa: Law and Policy Interventions

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serie: Routledge Research in Corporate Law 
ISBN : 036771101X, 9780367711016 
publisher: Routledge 
publish year: 2022 
pages: 201 
language: English 
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Table Of Contents

Cover
Half Title
Series
Title
Copyright
Dedication
Contents
Preface
Acknowledgements
List of abbreviations
Introduction
Part I Introductory context and principles
	1 Introduction
		1.1 Background
		1.2 Business and human rights in Africa: legal context, challenges, and overview
		1.3 Nature, aim, and scope of the book
		1.4 Justification for the book
		1.5 Structure of the book
		1.6 Conclusion
	2 Nature and scope of business and human rights challenges in Africa
		2.1 Introduction
		2.2 A third world approach to business and human rights in Africa
		2.3 Country case studies
			2.3.1 Niger-Delta: the Ogoni experience
			2.3.2 The Marikana incident (South Africa)
			2.3.3 Lake Turkana Wind Power Project (Kenya)
		2.4 The role of the African Union
		2.5 Africa’s trade regime and human rights implications
		2.6 Conclusion
	3 Corporate governance paradigms and regulatory framework
		3.1 Introduction
		3.2 Theoretical basis for implementing business and human rights principles
		3.3 Competing theories of corporate governance
			3.3.1 Social change as a system of corporate transformation
				A. Business respect for human rights
			3.3.2 Shareholder value principle
			3.3.3 Stakeholder theory
		3.4 Stakeholder value approach
		3.5 The board structure of a firm: correlative rights and duties between corporations and local communities
			3.5.1 Social license validates the responsibility and power of firms
			3.5.2 Transparency and accountability are sine-qua-non for obtaining social licence to operate
			3.5.3 Cost-benefit analysis and environmental impact assessments prevent unmitigated violation of human rights
			3.5.4 Firms as moral agents owe society social service responsibility
		3.6 Sustainable approach to business and human rights principles
			3.6.1 Incentivizing socially responsible projects
		3.7 Conclusion
Part II Human rights-based approach to business and human rights in Africa
	4 Corporate duty to respect human rights
		4.1 Introduction
		4.2 Corporate Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD)
		4.3 Corporate Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA)
		4.4 Conclusion
	5 Integrating a rights-based approach to developmental projects
		5.1 Introduction
		5.2 A human rights-based approach to developmental governance
		5.3 What is a human rights-based approach to developmental governance?
		5.4 Adaptation of HRBA to development projects
			5.4.1 Participation
				A. The nature of participation
				B. Scope of participation
				C. How is participation occurring?
			5.4.2 Accountability and transparency
			5.4.3 Access to information
			5.4.4 Non-discrimination and fairness
		5.5 Conclusion
	6 Access to effective judicial and non-judicial remedies
		6.1 Introduction
		6.2 Legitimacy and the question of access
		6.3 Effective judicial and non-judicial mechanism
		6.4 Elements of access to remedies
			6.4.1 Effective administration of justice
			6.4.2 Creating a standard legal framework for corporate liability
			6.4.3 Access to appropriate forums
		6.5 Conclusion
Part III Implementing the protect, respect, remedy framework in Africa’s energy and extractive sectors
	7 Policy and legal framework in Nigeria
		7.1 Introduction
		7.2 Constitution (1999)
		7.3 The Petroleum Industry Act (2021)
			7.3.1 Regulatory and institutional reforms
			7.3.2 Establishment of a host community development trust
			7.3.3 Environment management plan
			7.3.4 Gas flaring
			7.3.5 Access to information
			7.3.6 Transparency and accountability
			7.3.7 Abandonment, decommissioning, and disposal
		7.4 Transitional provisions
			7.4.1 Petroleum Act (1969)
				A. The Environmental Guidelines and Standards for the Petroleum Industry in Nigeria (EGASPIN)
			7.4.2 Oil Pipelines Act (1956)
		7.5 Environmental Impact Assessment Act (1992)
		7.6 The Land Use Act (1978)
		7.7 Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020
			7.7.1 Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD)
		7.8 The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA)
		7.9 Niger-Delta Development Commission (NDDC)
		7.10 National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (Establishment) Act 2007 (NESREA Act)
		7.11 Nigerian National Human Rights Commission Act (1995)
		7.12 Corporate criminal jurisdiction
		7.13 Conclusion
	8 Policy and legal framework in South Africa
		8.1 Introduction
		8.2 Constitution of the Republic of South Africa (1996)
		8.3 Companies Act (2008)
		8.4 Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002 (amended in 2008) (MPRDA)
			8.4.1 Social and labour plan
			8.4.2 Closure and abandonment
			8.4.3 Mineral rights ownership
		8.5 The National Environmental Management Act 107 of 1998 (NEMA)
		8.6 Environmental impact assessment
		8.7 South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)
		8.8 Conclusion
	9 Policy and legal framework in Kenya
		9.1 Introduction
		9.2 Constitution of Kenya (2010)
		9.3 Companies Act (2015)
		9.4 The Petroleum Act (2019)
		9.5 Mining Act (2016)
			9.5.1 Environmental rehabilitation and restoration plan
		9.6 Business and human rights challenges in Kenya
		9.7 National Action Plan (NAP) on business and human rights
		9.8 Conclusion
	10 The future of business and human rights in Africa
		10.1 Introduction
		10.2 Global adaptation of business and human rights principles
		10.3 The future of business and human rights
			10.3.1 Global Memorandum of Understanding (GMOUs)
			10.3.2 Business and Human Rights Unit (BHRU)
		10.4 Challenges to implementation of business and human rights principles
			10.4.1 Gender disparities
			10.4.2 Developing national action plans
			10.4.3 Political will
			10.4.4 Environmental democratisation
		10.5 Conclusion
Index


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