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IHRB at Colombo Process Symposium on Recruitment Intermediaries

Today IHRB's Migrant Workers Programme Manager Neill Wilkins is taking part in the First Symposium on Promoting Regulatory Harmonization of Recruitment Intermediaries in Colombo Process Member States (23rd August). 

The Colombo Process is an intergovernmental consultation process between South...more

23 August 2016.

Update on CHRB Timeframe

Since launching the Pilot Benchmark in March 2016, we have been hard at work putting the methodology into practice by researching and engaging with the top 100 companies selected for the Pilot Benchmark.  

Throughout this ambitious initiative, many stakeholders have advised us to take our time and...more

18 August 2016.

IHRB’s Chief Executive Gives Evidence to UK Joint Committee on Human Rights

On 16th June 2016, the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the UK Parliament announced an inquiry into human rights and business in the UK. The Inquiry is being undertaken in order to consider progress by the Government in implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights through...more

20 July 2016.

Diverse Coalition Commits to Making Human Rights Central to Mega-Sporting Events

Mega sporting events have the potential to help catalyze greater respect for human rights and international labour standards. The efforts of public and private actors involved in the delivery of these events contribute to a range of benefits including new jobs, improved infrastructure such as...more

20 June 2016.

Five Years On - IHRB Reflects on the State of Business and Human Rights

On June 16th 2011, the UN Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights. The Guiding Principles were unprecedented on many levels, including by reaffirming and clarifying state duties to protect against abuses involving business and by...more

16 June 2016.

$4.8 Trillion Investor Coalition Announces Support for the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

A coalition of over 80 investors, with $4.8 trillion in assets under management, has pledged support for the creation of the world’s first wide-scale benchmark on companies’ human rights policies, processes and practices, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB).

The investors included in the...more

14 June 2016.

Become a Friend of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), an initiative driven by Aviva Investors, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Calvert Investments, Eiris, IHRB and VBDO to create the world's first wide-scale benchmark on corporate human rights performance.

As the CHRB approaches the release of the...more

16 May 2016.

Pwint Thit Sa - Transparency in Myanmar Enterprises (TiME) Survey 2016

MCRB will examine approximately 100 large Myanmar companies drawing on the list of top 1,000 income and commercial tax payers published by the Internal Revenue Department (IRD) and scoring each company on the basis of the 35 questions. This research is inspired by Transparency International’s TRAC...more

06 May 2016.

Introducing the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment

The Coca-Cola Company, HP Inc., Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IKEA and Unilever today in London launched a new collaboration, the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment, focused on promoting ethical recruitment and combating the exploitation of migrant workers in global supply chains across...more

04 May 2016.

IHRB Welcomes Susan Morgan as Research Fellow

IHRB is delighted to welcome Susan Morgan as an Research Fellow focusing on the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. 

Susan has twenty years’ experience working in both the public and private sectors. For the last fifteen years she has worked with or in the technology sector. Now...more

16 March 2016.

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Inside the ICAR Studio with Motoko Aizawa

IHRB's Motoko Aizawa will be participating in the latest speaker series organised by the...

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Washington D.C.

24 August 2016

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