05
MAY
2017

Supply Chain Due Diligence Increasingly a Requirement for Companies

In these times of significant political change, how will national policies affect compliance requirements for companies with overseas operations? Could the growing anti-regulation sentiment impact recently enacted national business and human rights due diligence requirements?...
26
OCT
2016

Human Analytics moderates panel on PSC standards at ISOA Summit

Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt, Senior Managing Director of Human Analytics LLC, will moderate the panel “Security Contracting Certification: Update and Lessons Learned” on Thursday, 27 October, 2016 at this year’s International Stability Operations Association’s Annual Summit. Private...
12
MAY
2016

UK publishes updated National Action Plan on Business & Human Rights

On May 12th, 2016 the United Kingdom published its updated National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, a new version of its original National Action Plan first published in 2013 after the 2011 publication of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)...
11
MAR
2016

Human Analytics and InterAction conduct seminar on New ISO Management Standard for Private Security Providers

(March 11, 2016 – Washington D.C.) Earlier today Human Analytics and InterAction conducted a seminar on the new ISO 18788:2015 management standard for private security providers. Increasingly, international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) are utilizing private...
09
MAR
2016

ISO 18788 certification – a new basis for vetting and selecting PSCs

Organizations that utilize private security companies (PSCs) traditionally selected a specific PSC based on the security company’s perceived strength and reputation in a particular geography or technical offering. Ultimately, the selection of the PSC often came down to evaluating...
11
FEB
2016

MNCs are moving to greater accountability – are business schools meeting the demand?

Business school programs are designed to produce skilled managers who can lead enterprises and maximize stakeholder value both now and in the future. Core business disciplines such as entrepreneurship, marketing, cost accounting, finance, and program management remain constant to...
06
JAN
2016

Human Analytics announces new addition to its Advisory Board

(6 January, 2015) – Human Analytics LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Ambassador James Yellin to its Advisory Board. Ambassador Yellin is a career diplomat with the U.S. Department of State and has served in a number of diplomatic assignments around the world to...
16
DEC
2015

Great expectations: Companies must demonstrate socially responsible business practices to keep consumers’ business

A number of recent events, including this week’s Associated Press’ report linking Thai shrimp producers – such as those that ship to popular U.S. grocery stores and restaurants –  to slave labor, recent decisions by large publicly traded companies to establish corporate human...
01
DEC
2015

Assessing Human Rights Risk in Banking: An OECD Approach

In the field of business and human rights, companies face a number of challenges in understanding how to undertake human rights due diligence. The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights establishes, in particular for companies, the responsibility to conduct due...
13
NOV
2015

National Action Plan Topic at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

The development and implementation of a National Action Plan (NAP) for business and human rights is a significant effort for any country to undertake – both from the perspective of the State developing the NAP and the stakeholders contributing to the process. In late September...