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Jan

17

January 17, 2019

Human Rights: Global Tech Companies, Partners Identify Tools to Fight Human Trafficking

Global Tech Companies, Partners Identify Tools to Fight Human Trafficking

A progress report on the Tech Against Trafficking initiative.

#Human Rights #Tech Against Trafficking

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Dec

17

December 17, 2018

Human Rights: Why Multilateral Human Rights Bodies and Frameworks Are Vital for Business

Why Multilateral Human Rights Bodies and Frameworks Are Vital for Business

Here's how companies can support the international human rights regime.

#Human Rights

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Dec

11

December 11, 2018

Human Rights: Are You Prepared for the Future of Business and Human Rights?

Are You Prepared for the Future of Business and Human Rights?

Futures and strategic foresight methodologies offer a new way to promote respect for human rights and the freedoms they protect.

#Human Rights #Sustainability Management #Sustainable Futures Lab

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Dec

10

December 10, 2018

Human Rights: Happy Birthday to Your Human Rights!

Happy Birthday to Your Human Rights!

Today, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

#Human Rights

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Dec

3

December 3, 2018

Human Rights: Why We Need a Just Transition to a Low-Carbon World

Why We Need a Just Transition to a Low-Carbon World

As the UN Climate Conference (COP24) kicks off, we emphasize why we need a just transition to a low-carbon world and how business can play a role in achieving it.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Inclusive Economy

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Nov

13

November 13, 2018

Human Rights: Three Steps for Business to Connect Climate and Human Rights

Three Steps for Business to Connect Climate and Human Rights

This is how companies can address the interactions of climate change and human rights in vulnerable communities.

#Climate Change #Human Rights

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Nov

5

November 5, 2018

Human Rights: Our Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook in Myanmar

Our Human Rights Impact Assessment of Facebook in Myanmar

The question of how social media platforms can respect freedom of expression while also protecting users from harm is one of the most pressing challenges of our time.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Oct

25

October 25, 2018

Human Rights: Four Reflections on the Human Rights Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Four Reflections on the Human Rights Implications of Artificial Intelligence

Human rights teams and decision-makers in companies across sectors will need to engage with the social, ethical, and human rights issues relating to the use of artificial intelligence in their respective industries.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Aug

28

August 28, 2018

Human Rights: A Human Rights-Based Approach to Artificial Intelligence

A Human Rights-Based Approach to Artificial Intelligence

Today, we are publishing three papers describing a potential blueprint for responsible business practice with regard to artificial intelligence (AI) both within and beyond the technology sector.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology #Sustainability Management

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Jul

2

July 2, 2018

Human Rights: Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly Announces Worker Welfare Principles

Building Responsibly has developed a set of Worker Welfare Principles that establish a common, global baseline for the treatment of workers in the engineering and construction industry.

#Building Responsibly #Human Rights

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