This is a new site aimed at a new phenomenon – the human rights of companies.

It reflects a growing trend, as companies facing the pressures of globalisation look for innovative global solutions.

The UK Human Rights Act and the European Court of Human Rights are well-established, but their use by corporations, (which are “legal persons” in that they have a legal personality), is by and large still in its infancy.

We will track news and post weekly articles on this fascinating - and increasingly important - topic. .