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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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Jun

28

June 28, 2018

Human Rights: Announcing a New Collaboration Using Tech to Combat Human Trafficking

Announcing a New Collaboration Using Tech to Combat Human Trafficking

A coalition of global technology companies, civil society organizations, and the UN have come together to launch “Tech Against Trafficking,” a collaborative effort to further support the eradication of forced labor and human trafficking.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jun

19

June 19, 2018

Human Rights: What the Right to Own Property Means for a Land-Based Sustainable Business

What the Right to Own Property Means for a Land-Based Sustainable Business

This is the second in a series of blog posts where we and a BSR member company review how business respects individual articles in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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May

22

May 22, 2018

Human Rights: A Map to Help Business Collaborate with Anti-Slavery Organizations

A Map to Help Business Collaborate with Anti-Slavery Organizations

This new interactive map will help you find the most relevant partners to work with or collaborations to join to tackle modern slavery.

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Jan

25

January 25, 2018

Human Rights: France’s Due Diligence Law: Is Your Company Ready to Disclose Its Vigilance Plan?

France’s Due Diligence Law: Is Your Company Ready to Disclose Its Vigilance Plan?

In 2018, large companies falling within the scope of the French Due Diligence Law are expected to develop, implement, and publish their due diligence plans to identify risks and prevent infringements on human rights, fundamental freedoms, health and safety, and the environment. Here are ways your company can prepare.

#Human Rights #Supply Chain

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Jan

18

January 18, 2018

Human Rights: The Right to Privacy, 70 Years On

The Right to Privacy, 70 Years On

The challenges companies face to respect the human right to privacy are growing substantially. A business response to this challenge should contain these five elements.

#Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

11

January 11, 2018

Human Rights: Seven Things Every Company Should Know about Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

Seven Things Every Company Should Know about Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

These considerations are essential for companies to factor into their AI strategies.

#Ethics and Governance #Human Rights #Information and Communications Technology

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Jan

8

January 8, 2018

Human Rights: Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: How Businesses Are Managing Human Rights in 2018

Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: How Businesses Are Managing Human Rights in 2018

This is the final post from a three-part series featuring our human rights experts’ reflections on the evolving business and human rights landscape in 2017, as well as their perspectives on emerging issues we anticipate in 2018.

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Dec

19

December 19, 2017

Human Rights: 2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

2017: The Year the C-Suite Got Woke?

2017 overall is a year that will be remembered for two things: political turmoil and a new voice from business. Let us celebrate the leadership business exerted this year and use it as a springboard for positive change in 2018.

#Climate Change #Human Rights #Sustainability Management #Womens Empowerment

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Dec

18

December 18, 2017

Human Rights: Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: The Evolving External Environment

Surveying the Human Rights Landscape: The Evolving External Environment

This is the second post of a three-part series featuring our human rights experts’ reflections on the evolving business and human rights landscape, this time in relation to the external environment.

#Human Rights

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