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    5037 DE Tilburg


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Research interests

A PhD researcher in business and human rights under the supervision of Professor Jägers. Ben is currently carrying out participatory research on the effects of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights' endorsement of operational-level, non-judicial grievance mechanisms and their role in access to remedy. His focus is on their role relative to the wider system of remedy available to complainants, in order to inform current scholarship with evidence-driven research.

External positions

Human Rights Capacity-Building (Amnesty International Netherlands)

1 Jan 2018 → …


  • International Public Law
  • Human Rights
  • Business And Human Rights
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Law

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Research Output 2014 2018

Impacts of businesses on human rights: Part one - knowing your rights

Thompson, B., 2018, Amnesty International. 220 p. (Biashara Na Haki)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
human rights
Amnesty International
non-governmental organization

The Dutch banking sector agreement on human rights: An exercise in regulation, experimentation or advocacy

Thompson, B., 15 Jun 2018, In : Utrecht Law Review. 14, 2, p. 84-107 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
human rights
Open Access

Determining criteria to evaluate outcomes of businesses’ provision of remedy: Applying a human rights-based approach

Thompson, B., 2017, In : Business and Human Rights Journal. 2, 1, p. 55-85 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

human rights

Srebrenica: Military Chamber of Arnhem Court upholds prosecutor’s decision not to investigate the role of Dutch commanders

Ryngaert, C. & Thompson, B., 27 May 2015

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteOther research output

Open Access

Activities 2017 2018

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 2 Oral presentation

Researching businesses, human rights, and operational-level non-judicial grievance mechanisms: working out what I am doing

Benjamin Thompson (Speaker)
26 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific

Business and Human Rights Forum: Exploring Access to Remedy in the Banking Sector

Benjamin Thompson (Speaker)
29 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional


Doing Business Right Roundtable

Benjamin Thompson (Speaker)
2 Nov 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Bridging the Gap between Principles and Rules in Financial Institutions’ Human Rights Responsibilities

Benjamin Thompson (Speaker)
18 May 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentationScientific