International humanitarian law—which applies in situations of armed conflict and war—creates additional areas of heightened risk for companies operating in such contexts, necessitating a heightened level of due diligence. This short briefer provides an overview of these risks and actions to both prepare for and respond to crisis in a rights-respecting way.
- Heightened Risks in Conflict-Affected Areas
- What is IHL?
- When Does IHL Apply?
- How Does IHL Apply to Business?
- What Should Companies Do Differently under IHL?
- How Can Companies Prepare to Operate under IHL?