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Governments and Private Sector Share Experience in Promoting Ethical Recruitment

16 October 2017

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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

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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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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

Reuters: Give displaced Rohingya jobs to prevent human trafficking, companies told

16 November 2017

"John Morrison of the Institute for Human Rights and Business said the refugees, mainly women and children, would likely end up working as cheap...more

Verve: A Giant Leap For Mankind: The Global Launch Of A UN Charter On LGBT Rights In Mumbai

15 November 2017

"I am sure you, my dear Verve readers, have always wanted to do more — so just follow these standards that the UN team, along with the wonderful...more

Companies need to actively tackle discrimination against LGBTI people, says UN report

16 October 2017

"The report, which was released in Mumbai on Thursday, has been published by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the...more

LGBT Weekly: UN Human Rights Office unveils global LGBTI standards for business

10 October 2017

"The Standards of Conduct build on the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, adopted by the UN Human Rights Council in 2011. They are...more

The Advocate: UN Stands Up for LGBT Workers Around the Globe

27 September 2017

"The standards build on the U.N. Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, adopted by the U.N. Human Rights Council in 2011. They are the...more

Triple Pundit: Ford, General Motors, Hormel, Marriott, Michael Kors Step Up to Stop Supply Chain Corruption

13 August 2017

"The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB) is another organization that has been at the forefront of the fight against recruitment fees. One...more

Triple Pundit: 2017 Responsible Supply Chain Summit

26 July 2017

"“In today’s world of smart phones and social media, there are few places in the world where people won’t mobilise [against business] now” says John...more

Huffpost: Rani Hong and the Fight Against Modern Day Slavery

23 July 2017

"The Consumer Goods Forum is now working with a number of other stakeholders, like the International Labour Organization and Institute for Human...more

TBL Quarterly: Scanning the Horizon – Three Views on Digital, Business and Society

13 July 2017

""Embrace digital technology but with your eyes wide open.” John Morrison, Chief Executive at the Institute for Human Rights and Business."

 

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Ethical Performance: Mars, Tesco, Vinci and GE Join Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment

12 July 2017

"The new members of the group were announced in Berlin at the Annual Leadership Forum for Responsible Recruitment, which was sponsored by the group,...more

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Haley St. Dennis

For any media enquiries please contact:

Haley St. Dennis

Communications Manager, IHRB

haley.st.dennis@ihrb.org

+44 (0) 7508878015

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