News & Events

New course on Business and Human Rights in Norway - Rafto, IHRB, University of Bergen

The University of Bergen, in partnership with Rafto and IHRB, is offering a new masters course in Business and Human Rights this autumn in Norway. The course has been developed with the Department of Comparative Politics at the University, and is suitable for anyone working or interested in the...more

07 August 2017

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

Upcoming Events

Human Rights in the Shipping Industry: from Shipyard to Scrapyard

IHRB, Rafto Foundation Norway, Danish Institute for Human Rights, Anglo American and Maersk are...

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London, UK

02 May 2019

Driving Responsible Recruitment in Asia: Myanmar Roundtable

Novotel Yangon Max, 459 Pyay Road, Kamayut Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar

15 May 2019

The 2019 Global Forum for Responsible Recruitment

Bangkok, Thailand

09 July 2019

Past Events