13
JUN
2017

Panel: The Role of Trade Associations in Promoting Human Rights, Sustainability and CSR

Readers of this blog in the Washington, D.C. area may be interested in attending an upcoming panel discussing the role that U.S. trade associations can play in promoting human rights, sustainability, and CSR. Representatives from four different industries will share case studies...
19
DEC
2016

U.S. Government Releases First National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

On Friday, the U.S. government released its first National Action Plan (NAP) on Responsible Business Conduct. The NAP is the culmination of a two year process launched by President Obama in 2014 to create a plan consistent with the U.S. commitment to the UN Guiding Principles on...
15
JUL
2016

New Tools for States and Companies Assist with Better Governance of the Private Security Industry

In the last few months, the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF) has released three new tools to help States better regulate private security companies (PSCs) and PSCs ensure the responsible provision of security services. An international foundation...
03
JUN
2016

REMINDER: Register for Corporate Responsibility for Federal Contractors June 9 Webinar

The Society of American Military Engineers is hosting a webinar, entitled Corporate Responsibility for Federal Contractors, on Thursday, June 9 from 1:00pm-2:30pm. Human Analytics’ Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt will discuss procurement requirements related to the responsible provision...
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)...
29
APR
2016

REMINDER: Register for Companies and Climate Change

Next week Thursday, May 5 “Companies and Climate Change: Legal Liability and Human Rights Challenges After Paris/COP21” is being held in Washington, D.C. from 2:30-5:30pm as an official side event of Climate Action 2016. A multi-stakeholder summit, Climate Action 2016 is the...
11
APR
2016

Companies and Climate Change: Legal Liability and Human Rights Challenges After Paris/COP21

The International Bar Association, Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law, Business and Human Rights Resource Center, Center for International Environmental Law, Institute for Human Rights and Business, and Sidney Austin LLP are pleased to...
25
MAR
2016

Panel on Business Challenges and Human Rights

On April 12, Human Analytics’ Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt will be speaking on a business and human rights panel at the 25th anniversary celebration of the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. Rebecca is pro bono Director of the Human Rights in Business Program at the...
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...