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Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Suspends Vale after Brazil Dam Disaster

Following the devastating dam disaster in Brazil, which has so far claimed 134 lives with 199 still missing, Vale, the Brazilian mining company responsible for the dam, has been suspended from the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB).  This was the second such disaster linked to Vale in three...more

01 February 2019

Mary Harvey Appointed Chief Executive of Centre for Sport and Human Rights

The Centre for Sport and Human Rights has appointed Mary Harvey its first chief executive, as international consensus builds around the need for the sports sector to reform and account for its societal impacts.

Harvey is an 8-year veteran of the US Women’s National Soccer team, winning the 1991...more

12 December 2018

IHRB at the 2018 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

The 2018 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights takes place in Geneva from 26 - 28 November. The central theme of this year's forum is "Business respect for human rights – building on what works".  IHRB is co-organising and/or speaking at the following sessions:

 

Human Rights Due Diligence in the...more

22 November 2018

Upcoming Events

Next Generation Trade - Building a Principled, People-Centred Global Economy

As part of events to mark its 10th anniversary during 2019, the Institute for Human Rights and...

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London, UK

03 December 2019

Past Events