Develop a safe space for companies across all sectors to openly share best practices, challenges, questions, and experiences implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Our Strategy for Impact
HRWG helps companies around the world to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), and to develop the field of business and human rights into a robust and impactful practice. We do this through:
Convening leading human rights practitioners regularly, providing a platform for knowledge exchange and learning about emerging issues.
Sharing knowledge, practical guidance, challenges, solutions and other lessons learned from implementing the Guiding Principles across a diverse range of industries, geographies, and operational environments.
Impacts: SDG 8, SDG 10, SDG 16, and SDG 17
How We Work
The HRWG normally meets three times a year in three different locations –North America, Europe, and Japan (twice a year), or virtually (once a year)–for a total of nine meetings per year, with similar content covered as well as regionalized content as needed. All HRWG members are welcome to attend any of the meetings and are encouraged to have regionally based colleagues join in different locations.
The group also hosts monthly webinars and shares a monthly newsletter with the latest trends, events, and reports on business and human rights.
The group is structured to ensure that companies from all industries and points in their journeys will benefit from participation.
How Human Rights Working Group Can Help
Adding Value to Your Business and Society
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Sample of Participants
This issue brief identifies the 10 most relevant, urgent, and probable human rights impacts for businesses operating in the food, beverage, and agriculture (FBA) sector. The information here is gathered from BSR’s direct engagement with FBA companies, as well as our 30 years of experience helping companies in all sectors manage their human rights risks.