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Sports Sponsorship and Human Rights Due Diligence: An Olympian Dilemma

15th June 2012

Author - Institute for Human Rights and Business

IHRB's Salil Tripathi writes in the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, Vol. 30/2 about the responsibilities of organisers in deciding from who they should be taking sponsorship money. Organisers of the London Olympics realised they had to confront the question when they found rising international activism and criticism when it was revealed that the American company, Dow Chemical, was one of the sponsors of the Games.

Read the full commentary here.