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Nairobi Process: A Pact for Responsible Business

Nairobi Process: A Pact for Responsible Business

The ‘Nairobi Process: A Pact for Responsible Business’ is a new initiative being developed by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) in collaboration with the Kenyan National Commission for Human Rights which aims to embed human rights due dil

Sector-Wide Impact Assessment Programme

Sector-Wide Impact Assessment Programme

IHRB is undertaking a series of Sector-Wide Impact Assessments (SWIA) in selected countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) has embarked on a multi-year project to help ensure that existing and new investments in Myanmar are consistent with international human rights standards and best practices.

Migrant Workers and Work with Dignity

Migrant Workers and Work with Dignity

Migrant workers remain among the most exploited workforce globally due to widespread irresponsible practices during both their recruitment and subsequent employment.

Digital Dangers: Identifying and Mitigating Threats to Human Rights in the Digital Realm

Digital Dangers: Identifying and Mitigating Threats to Human Rights in the Digital Realm

“Digital Dangers: Identifying and Mitigating Threats in the Digital Realm” is a new initiative being developed by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) in collaboration with the School of Law at the University of Washington in Seattle. The Di

Our Mission

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) is a global centre of excellence and expertise (a think & do tank) on the relationship between business and internationally proclaimed human rights standards.

We work to shape policy, advance practice and strengthen accountability to ensure the activities of companies do not contribute to human rights abuses, and in fact lead to positive outcomes.

IHRB prioritizes its work through time-bound programmes that can have the greatest impact, leverage and catalytic effect focusing on countries in economic and political transition, as well as business sectors that underpin others in relation to the flows of information, finance, workers and/or commodities.

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