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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

Burma News International: Vicky Bowman, the diplomat who caught the Burma bug

05 April 2017

"In 2013, Vicky moved back to Myanmar to head the newly created Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business. The Centre has since produced reviews of...more

Yahoo: CH2M launches new industry group to protect worker rights

23 March 2017

"This launch is the product of a robust stakeholder engagement process that CH2M initiated two years ago with the Institute for Human Rights and...more

Just Style: Where next for the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark?

22 March 2017

"John Morrison, chief executive of the Institute for Human Rights and Business, one of the companies involved in developing the Benchmark, says there...more

Livemint: Human Rights rankings: no perfect company

20 March 2017

"The first Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) ranking for 2017 is finally out. This next big thing in global human rights tracking is well on...more

Irrawaddy: ‘No Scope for Complacency’ as Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Reveals 2017 Findings

16 March 2017

"RANGOON – The London-based Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) launched a 2017 survey of international businesses revealing which firms are...more

Ethical Corporation: Where next for The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark?

16 March 2017

"A baby was born in London this Monday. After three years of work across eight organizations, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark...more

Edie: Big businesses risk falling ‘overwhelmingly behind’ on human rights

14 March 2017

"The inaugural Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) report, released this week, focuses on 98 publicly traded firms from three industries –...more

Financial News: Aviva-backed benchmark ranks companies on human rights

13 March 2017

"The 2017 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark assessed 98 publicly-traded companies in the "high-risk" agricultural products, apparel and extractives...more

Reuters: #BeBoldForChange: a better working world for all women?

13 March 2017

"“From forced labor and trafficking to low wages, harassment, exploitation, and discrimination, the range of abuses women experience linked to the...more

Reuters: Human Rights Groups Urge Business Advisory Panel To Speak Out Against Travel Restrictions

02 February 2017

"...On Wednesday, a group of religious investors, human rights groups other activists urged members of the business advisory panel to speak out...more

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Haley St. Dennis

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