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Myanmar Oil & Gas Sector-Wide Impact Assessment (SWIA)

Myanmar Oil & Gas Sector-Wide Impact Assessment (SWIA)

MCRB, IHRB and DIHR publish Sector Wide Impact Assessment of Myanmar's Oil & Gas Sector – Sept. 2014

Meeting Report: The OECD NCP system and the Finance Sector, with a focus on financing in the Extractive Sector

Meeting Report: The OECD NCP system and the Finance Sector, with a focus on financing in the Extractive Sector

On 28 March 2014, IHRB together with the UK NCP based in the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills brought together a range of OECD NCPs, businesses within the finance and extractive sectors, and trade union and civil society organisations.

State of Play Report Series

State of Play Report Series

In March 2014 the Institute for Human Rights and Business released the third report in its “State of Play” series, cataloging the approaches being taken by States around the world to embed human rights within their economic agendas and activities.

Workshops on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in Brazil

Workshops on the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises in Brazil

The Brazilian, Norwegian and UK NCPs have established a productive collaboration to exchange and learn from each other’s experiences, as encouraged by the OECD Guidelines’ Implementation Procedures.

Responsibility and Rights: The Glasgow Commonwealth Games | Upholding Human Rights, Preventing Forced Labour and Trafficking - Meeting Report

Responsibility and Rights: The Glasgow Commonwealth Games | Upholding Human Rights, Preventing Forced Labour and Trafficking - Meeting Report

The Scottish Human Rights Commission, Anti-Slavery International and IHRB jointly convened policy makers, business representatives and others to discuss and share information about human rights and the Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014.

Striving for Excellence: Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights

Striving for Excellence: Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights

This second in a series of occasional papers by IHRB focuses on the breadth of human rights opportunities and risks across the life-cycle of Mega Sporting Events.

Corporate Responses to Hate Speech in the 2013 Kenyan Presidential Elections: Case Study: Safaricom

Corporate Responses to Hate Speech in the 2013 Kenyan Presidential Elections: Case Study: Safaricom

In the first in a series of case studies as part of its “Digital Dangers” project, the Institute examines how ICT companies understand and act on their responsibilities to prevent human rights abuses linked to the use of digital technology. The case study

Fees and IDs: Tackling recruitment fees and confiscation of workers' passports

Fees and IDs: Tackling recruitment fees and confiscation of workers' passports

Human trafficking and forced labour are huge problems on a global scale. An estimated 20.9 million men, women and children worldwide are in forced labour.

Oil and Gas Human Rights Sector Guide

Oil and Gas Human Rights Sector Guide

This Guide was developed by Shift and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). It offers practical advice to ICT companies on how to implement the corporate responsibility to respect human rights through step-by-step guidance.

Employment and Recruitment Agencies Human Rights Sector Guide

Employment and Recruitment Agencies Human Rights Sector Guide

This Guide was developed by Shift and the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB). It offers practical advice to ICT companies on how to implement the corporate responsibility to respect human rights through step-by-step guidance.

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