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This section of our site is designed for journalists, broadcasters and other members of the media. You can find our latest press releases, media mentions, contact details for our media team and information about our expert spokespeople.

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Coalition Launches New Independent ‘Centre for Sport and Human Rights’

26 June 2018


Geneva, Switzerland,  26th June 2018 - Today, a first of its kind centre to foster respect for human rights in the world of...more

Governments and Private Sector Share Experience in Promoting Ethical Recruitment

16 October 2017


Geneva, 13th October 2017 –  Representatives from governments, the private sector, UN agencies and civil society will meet...more

GE, Mars Inc, Tesco, and Vinci join Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment

19 June 2017


Four international brands today join the roster of seven other global companies in the Leadership Group for Responsible...more

Business Leaders Advising Trump Urged to Reject Travel Ban, Promote Human Rights

01 February 2017


NEW YORK, NY, Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 – Human rights groups and responsible investors including faith-based...more

Top 10 Issues that will Frame Corporate Responsibility in 2017

10 December 2016

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think tank, today published its eighth annual “Top 10” list of business and human rights...more

Human Rights Making Impact on Central Banks and Regulators After Financial Crisis, Says New Report

09 February 2016

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think tank, and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Inquiry on the Design of a...more

Human Rights Think Tank Launches Rights-Based Model for Developing Surveillance Legislation

15 January 2016

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think-tank, has published a new model for developing and implementing a legal framework...more

Gender Discrimination, LGBTI Rights, Big Data, Mega-Sporting Events Amongst Top Ten Issues for 2016

10 December 2015

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think tank, today published its annual Top 10 list of business and human rights issues...more

Human Rights Think Tank Calls for Overhaul of Mobile Network Shutdowns and Service Disruptions

21 September 2015

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), a global think-tank, has published a new report on the practice of mobile network shutdowns in...more

Emrill ramps up worker welfare standards through Cips partnership

14 August 2019

"...Emrill’s commercial director, Suzie Razmjou, said that the firm has begun making changes to improve worker standards by cancelling contracts with...more

Times of India: Recruitment Fee by Agencies Should not be Collected for Foreign Jobs

11 July 2019

The third global forum organised by International Human Rights and Business in Bangkok, Thailand, on Wednesday where president of Emigration Welfare...more

Myanmar Times: EU Says Trade Privileges Depend on Annan Report

09 April 2019

"Six European business chambers based in Yangon also appealed to Brussels and argued that removal of tariff-free access “will undoubtedly have a...more

Reuters: Show Don’t Tell - Governments Urged to Lead Way on Tackling Slavery

28 March 2019

"The British government this year plans to publish a statement outlining steps it has taken to identify and prevent modern slavery in its own supply...more

DFID Boss Highlights Support for Garment Workers, Marginalised Groups

25 February 2019

"...Myanmar’s fast-growing garment export could be hit by losing tariff-free access to the EU market. Brussels is now considering withdrawing...more

Ethical Corporation: Leading Commentators Take Stock in Ethical Corporation’s Review of 2018

20 December 2018

"For the past few years I have commissioned Ethical Corporation’s team of expert freelance journalists to produce a review of the top 10 issues of...more

Conscious Living TV: 6 People Who Make Human Rights Their Everyday Mission

10 December 2018

On the 70th annual Human Rights Day, HP celebrates our partners and heroes working to improve the lives of workers and their families around the...more

AP: Gunvor Moves to Integrate UN Human Rights Principles

28 November 2018

"The Swiss guidance for the commodities trading industry will be launched at the UN Forum in Geneva on November 28, 2018. Gunvor has contributed its...more

Bloomberg: Saudi Charity’s U.S. Partners Soul-Searching After Khashoggi Murder

15 November 2018

"Public pressure is likely to build on companies to disengage with Saudi Arabia, particularly on “institutions and businesses that claim to uphold...more

Yahoo!: Avon fights for LGBTI rights alongside the United Nations

13 November 2018

"Avon has publicly stated its support for the LGBTI community. The beauty giant is advocating the United Nations Standards of Conduct for Business to...more

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Media Enquiries

Haley St. Dennis

For any media enquiries please contact:

Haley St. Dennis

Head of Communications, IHRB

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