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

26 June 2018

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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

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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

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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

just-style: OECD Supply Chain Guidance Moves Towards Implementation

19 February 2018

"Investors can incentivise responsible business conduct, by factoring environmental, social and governance considerations into their decision-making...more

The Daily Vox: H&M Deserves No Sympathy – The Fashion Industry Is Built On Exploitation

16 January 2018

"According to John Morrison, the chief executive of the British-based Institute for Human Rights and Business, the Turkish workers of Bravo Tekstil...more

Livemint: Churn in Human Rights Space a Welcome Sign

14 December 2017

"It’s good to see a key player in the business and human rights advocacy arena, Institute for Human Rights and Business, flag “greater accountability...more

Global Cause: Labour Exploitation - Companies Need to Take Responsibility for Worker Recruitment

12 December 2017

"To protect migrant workers from debt bondage, we need more employers to take greater interest in the recruitment of their workers, says Frances...more

Reuters: Pleas Sewn into Clothing by Workers in Turkey are ‘Tip of Iceberg’: Expert

21 November 2017

"Zara’s parent company Inditex has said it will launch a fund to help compensate the unpaid workers, but such funds can fall short or even backfire,...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

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Haley St. Dennis

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