IHRB at the 2018 UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

22 November 2018.

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 World of Sport

Monday 26 November
1.30pm - 2.45pm

Organised by IHRB, Ergon, Impactt and Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, the aim of this session is to provide a structured discussion on the impact of sports in general – including but not restricted to Mega Sporting Events – on human rights.

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How Can Benchmarks, Rating Agencies and ESG Researchers Drive More and Better Human Rights Due Diligence

Wednesday 28 November
10am - 11.20am

Organised by the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), this round-table session focuses on the roles of benchmarks, rating agencies and ESG researchers can, or are, having in driving improvements in human rights due diligence conducted by companies.

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Human Rights Due Diligence in Practice in the Commodities Trading Sector

Wednesday 28 November
1.30pm - 2.45pm

This session brings together representatives from regional organisations, civil society, business sector and governments to discuss the challenges of implementing effective human rights due diligence in the commodity trading sector.

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