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IHRB at the Global Forum on Migration and Development

The ninth Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) Summit will take place in Dhaka, Bangladesh from December 8th-12th 2016. The GFMD is a United Nations Member States Initiative to explore and address the challenges and opportunities relating to migration and its impacts on development. The...more

30 November 2016.

Update on the Corporate Human Rights Benchark - November 2016

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) is happy to announce that the results of the CHRB Pilot Benchmark 2016 will be published on the 13th March 2017.

The 2016 Pilot Benchmark will rank the top 100 companies in the agricultural products, apparel, and extractive industries using a rigorous...more

21 November 2016.

Walmart and M&S Join Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment

IHRB and the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment are delighted to welcome M&S and Walmart to the Leadership Group's steering committee and core membership.

The Leadership Group is a collaboration between leading companies and expert organisations to drive positive change in the way that...more

14 November 2016.

IHRB at the 2016 UN Annual Forum on Business & Human Rights

The 2016 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights takes place in Geneva from 14 to 16 November. IHRB is co-organising, moderating or speaking at a number of sessions.
 

The Role of Companies in Addressing Legal and Societal Discrimination Against LGBTI People

Monday 14 November
15:00 - 16:20
Room...more

08 November 2016.

IHRB at Symposium on the UK Modern Slavery Act and Ethical Labour in Construction

The  construction and engineering sector, along with many other industries, are being subjected to increased scrutiny regarding forced labour and trafficking within their operations. Individual companies, professional bodies and industry trade associations are undertaking substantial work to better...more

02 November 2016.

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.

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