News and Events
The Institute for Human Rights and Business is convening a two-day Nairobi Process forum on ‘Enhancing Community Engagement in Kenya’s Extractives Sector' on February 10-11 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The American Bar Association (ABA) Center for Human Rights and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) are pleased to invite you to attend a workshop on ‘Human Rights Due Diligence in the Oil and Gas Sector’ on February 5, 2015.
IHRB has submitted a response to the public consultation process on the review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance. The broad aim of the review is to assess whether “the Principles are fit for purpose in the 21st Century”...
The UK Government has today announced that it will be supporting the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, the first wide-scale project to rank companies on their human rights performance.
Public launch of the first wide-scale business and human rights benchmarking project
A Discussion to assist the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System, Co-convened by the Institute for Human Rights and Business and the United Nations Environment Programme.
Lucy Purdon, IHRB's ICT Project Manager, was invited by the Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency (Sida) on November 14th to participate in a day of discussion in Stockholm on the synergies between ICT and human rights.
The Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business (MCRB) has completed initial scoping and research in preparation for the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) Sector-Wide Impact Assessment (SWIA).
This roundtable meeting discussed ways in which to ensure safety and security, and protect privacy in the digital realm, particularly with regard to state responses to threats and dangers.
We are delighted to welcome Priyanka Motaparthy as an IHRB Research Fellow, focusing on migrant worker rights. Priyanka’s work focuses on human rights abuses faced by migrant workers, particularly in the Middle East.
The Institute for Human Rights and Business and Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment are co-convening a Colloquium on Policy, Law, Contracts, and Sustainable Investments.
All of us at IHRB warmly congratulate our Board member Margot Wallström on being appointed as the new Foreign Minister of Sweden.
The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) will produce a study on the social and economic impacts of mobile and internet network shutdown
The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) is delighted to welcome three new colleagues to its team dedicated to making respect for human rights part of mainstream business practices around the world.
The Institute for Human Rights and Business and Palgrave MacMillan (the publisher) are co-organising a London launch and panel discussion on John Morrison's new book "The Social License" on 29 September 2014.
This roundtable meeting will discuss ways in which to ensure safety and security, and protect privacy in the digital realm, particularly with regard to state responses to threats and dangers.
IHRB participating in Caux Roundtable Japan conference on implementing the UN Guiding Principles | 4-5 September 2014
Join us for a discussion to move forward a robust business and human rights agenda in Africa. Business and human rights issues should be at the forefront of the investment and development agenda anywhere, including Africa.
At its 26th session in June 2014, the UN Human Rights Council took the unprecedented step of adopting two resolutions on business and human rights.
The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) welcomes the opportunity to offer comments to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in response to the request for submissions regarding the paper, Corporate Liability for Gross Human Right