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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

CR Magazine blog: The Top 10 Issues that will Frame Corporate Responsibility in 2017

12 December 2016

"Every Dec. 10, to mark human rights day, the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), publishes a list of the top 10 business and human...more

Forbes: Leadership Challenges In 2017 Are All About Human Rights

10 December 2016

"It shouldn't take a market crash to realize the financial sector can impact our human rights. No matter where you are from you deserve work with...more

Ethical Corporation: Interview with IHRB’s John Morrison on the human rights challenges for business in 2017

10 December 2016

"John Morrison, head of the Institute for Human Rights and Business, says companies and civil society have to come together to show disaffected...more

Guardian: Asma has been a refugee for 36 years; now a fashion startup has offered a lifeline

03 November 2016

Born in a Jordanian refugee camp to Palestinian parents, Asma Aradeh is stateless. The 36-year-old mother of six is one of more than 30,000...more

Guardian: Report praising companies on human rights criticised as whitewash

21 October 2016

...This “business case” argument is echoed elsewhere. A recent report [pdf] by the London-based Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), for...more

Breaking the link between exploitative recruitment and modern slavery

08 October 2016

...In addition, tools and standards are also being developed to target the issue of exploitative recruitment practices specifically. For example...more

Global Research: Five Excuses Governments (Ab)use to Justify Internet Shutdowns

06 October 2016

...  What the government says: It’s for “national security”

National security may be the most frequently cited justification for internet shutdowns...more

Accountable Business - Letter to the Editor

03 October 2016

The below letter was published in the Telegraph on 3 October 2016.

SIR – Philip Hammond, the Chancellor, suggests that big business needs to be more...more

Draghi must Accept ECB Contributes to Inequality

18 September 2016

This letter was originally published in the Financial Times (subscription needed).

Sir, We were intrigued to read your report, “Draghi makes appeal...more

YKA:  Why Do International Sporting Events Always Fail When It Comes To Human Rights?

06 September 2016

...If we look at some incidents in the past, we would find many such examples. According to this paper published by Institute of Human Rights and...more

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Haley St. Dennis

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Haley St. Dennis

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