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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

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

Wall Street Journal: Companies Fail to Meet Human-Rights Benchmark, Study Finds

13 November 2018

"Major companies in the resource extraction, agricultural and clothing industries are failing to demonstrate respect for human rights, according to a...more

Inside the Games: IPC joins Advisory Council of the Centre for Sport and Human Rights

03 October 2018

"The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has accepted an invitation to join the Advisory Council of the Centre for Sport and Human Rights, in a...more

New Statesman: Decriminalising Gay Sex is a Huge Victory. But India Still Faces Many Challenges

10 September 2018

"In 1947, India celebrated its independence. Today, 71 years on, the nation’s Supreme Court has moved the country few steps closer to freeing itself...more Six projects that drive quality and assurance in ESG

22 August 2018

"5. The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Human rights and better disclosure of labour practices are becoming more important for investors. The...more

Reuters: UK Businesses Slow to Tackle Slavery Under Landmark Law: Survey

30 July 2018

"Businesses in Britain are failing to tackle modern slavery in their supply chains, with many slow to take action under a landmark law, a survey of...more

Modern Slavery: Increasing Scrutiny on Public Procurement

13 July 2018

"There is a growing awareness that the eradication of the crimes of modern slavery requires a multifaceted approach, which necessitates an adoption...more

Hot Press: Bono Joins Leo Varadkar and Mary Robinson in Irish UN Security Council Bid

09 July 2018

"Bono has joined forces with the Irish government and former President Mary Robinson to seek a place on the UN Security Council for Ireland...


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Media Enquiries

Haley St. Dennis

For any media enquiries please contact:

Haley St. Dennis

Communications Manager, IHRB

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+44 (0) 7508878015

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