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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

Is the Organisation Investigating Apple’s Factories Good Enough?

05 March 2012

This op-Ed was originally published on Forbes.com.

Under pressure, Apple has opened the doors of its troubled Chinese factories to inspection by...more

The Dow Side of Corporate Sponsorship

22 February 2012

This op-Ed was originally published on TheHindu.com.

Coke and GE then, Dow now.

But there is a crucial difference: no one was accusing companies...more

Good Companies Can Do Bad Things

29 September 2011

This Letter to the Editor was originally published in the Financial Times (subscription needed).

Sir,

We welcome a call for greater corporate...more

Cleaning Up Recruitment and Return Practices to Protect Migrant Workers

28 June 2011

This op-Ed was originally published on TheDailyStar.net.

As tens of thousands of Bangladeshi workers fled the conflict in Libya, their plight...more

China Deals Must Not Come at the Cost of Human Rights

27 June 2011

This op-Ed was originally published on News.Sky.com.

Economic growth and prosperity have lifted millions of people out of poverty since China...more

Human rights due diligence will be vital for companies

02 February 2011

This letter was originally published in the Financial Times on 01 February 2011.

Sir, the Vodafone website states that it had “no legal or...more

How the Global Compact Can Better Address Human Rights

27 April 2010

This commentary was originally published in EthicalCorporation.

John Ruggie, has released his latest report taking forward the "Protect, Respect,...more

Reflections on the Trafigura Case

18 September 2009

This commentary was originally published in the Guardian on 18 September 2009. 

As incidents of industrial pollution, human rights abuses, the quest...more

Red Flags - Risks of Liability for Companies Operating in High Risk Zones

28 May 2008

This op-Ed was originally published on TheGuardian.com.

With the web of international law growing denser, companies as well as political and...more

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Haley St. Dennis

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Haley St. Dennis

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