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Sporting Chance Principles on Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights Open for Public Support

IHRB, the U.S. Department of State, and Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs co-hosted the global “Sporting Chance Forum on Mega-Sporting Events and Human Rights” on 13th-14th October 2016 in Washington, D.C.

The Forum convened more than 130 senior officials, executives, and experts to...more

24 October 2016.

IHRB at Modern Slavery Workshop for the Construction Industry

Today, on international anti-slavery day, IHRB's Neill Wilkins will be speaking about forced labour and responsible recruitment at a Modern Slavery Workshop for the Construction Industry and its Suppliers.

With the Modern Slavery Act 2015 over a year old, there is growing awareness relating to the...more

18 October 2016.

IHRB at OSCE Workshop on Preventing Trafficking in Human Beings

IHRB's Migrant Workers Programme Manager Neill Wilkins is in Berlin this week taking part in the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) workshop on the prevention of trafficking in human beings, hosted by the Government of Germany.

The workshop will be looking at the importance...more

07 September 2016.

IHRB at Colombo Process Symposium on Recruitment Intermediaries

Today IHRB's Migrant Workers Programme Manager Neill Wilkins is taking part in the First Symposium on Promoting Regulatory Harmonization of Recruitment Intermediaries in Colombo Process Member States (23rd August). 

The Colombo Process is an intergovernmental consultation process between South...more

23 August 2016.

Update on CHRB Timeframe

Since launching the Pilot Benchmark in March 2016, we have been hard at work putting the methodology into practice by researching and engaging with the top 100 companies selected for the Pilot Benchmark.  

Throughout this ambitious initiative, many stakeholders have advised us to take our time and...more

18 August 2016.

IHRB’s Chief Executive Gives Evidence to UK Joint Committee on Human Rights

On 16th June 2016, the Joint Committee on Human Rights in the UK Parliament announced an inquiry into human rights and business in the UK. The Inquiry is being undertaken in order to consider progress by the Government in implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business & Human Rights through...more

20 July 2016.

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.

Become a Friend of the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB), an initiative driven by Aviva Investors, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Calvert Investments, Eiris, IHRB and VBDO to create the world's first wide-scale benchmark on corporate human rights performance.

As the CHRB approaches the release of the...more

16 May 2016.

Pwint Thit Sa - Transparency in Myanmar Enterprises (TiME) Survey 2016

MCRB will examine approximately 100 large Myanmar companies drawing on the list of top 1,000 income and commercial tax payers published by the Internal Revenue Department (IRD) and scoring each company on the basis of the 35 questions. This research is inspired by Transparency International’s TRAC...more

06 May 2016.

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