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New interactive platforms launched today reveal how companies and governments are addressing human rights impacts of business, finding that while there are many inspirational examples of...
Companies operating in Greater China – as well as Chinese firms operating overseas – must do more to respect human rights, according to a new report by an international human rights organization.
Two briefings issued in parallel by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre find business respect for human rights remains a challenge in Western Europe and in Eastern Europe & Central Asia.
Today Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launched a briefing highlighting the human rights responsibilities of information and communications technology (ICT) companies around the world. The briefing is launched in advance of RightsCon
In outreach to 129 companies inquiring whether they have public statements in line with the 2010 California Transparency in Supply Chains Act SB-657, only 44 responded (of which 11 have now adopted a statement). While it is welcome that almost 400 companies to date have issued statement...
Companies operating across the Middle East must uphold human rights according to a new report by an international human rights organisation.
The new report, released today in Arabic, Engli...
Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Center is launching its second annual brifing on Corporate Legal Accountability.
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Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching in English and Spanish its first regional briefing on “Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – a round-up of recent developmen...
Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first briefing on Myanmar: “Business & human rights in Myanmar – a round-up of recent developments.”
Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first briefing on business & freedom of association.