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Legislation and enforcement mechanisms seen by investors as critical to identify and address human rights and environmental risks, clarify the standards expected from businesses, and create a level playing field. NEW YORK, NY, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7th, 2021 – A group of 94 investors with more than US...
Concerns over user privacy and freedom of expression prompt investor letter to 26 ICT companies benchmarked in the 2020 Ranking Digital Rights Index. NEW YORK, NY, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH, 2021 – A group of global investors engaging the information and communication technology (ICT) sector on human...
The food sector spans the globe: seafood from Thailand, sugar from India, cocoa from Ghana, and coffee from Brazil. But this global reach brings problems: poor working conditions and low wages, forced labor, child labor, gender inequality, and violation of community rights to land. What’s a...
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has launched a new podcast series "This Way Up: Unpacking Human Rights for Business". This episode features our own Anita Dorett along with Steven Heim & Michelle Cook and explores the impact of the UNGPs. https://embed.sounder.fm/play/160131
Statement supported by 44 investors representing $US270B calls on companies to forswear involvement in Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) and to support, not sue, defenders. NEW YORK, NY - TUESDAY, JUNE 15TH, 2021 – The Investor Alliance for Human Rights released a statement...