12
DEC
2014

Association for oversight of private security companies holds meeting to share successes and plan the road ahead

The International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) held its Annual General Assembly meeting in London last week. The ICoCA was established last year to provide oversight and ensure implementation of the human rights and humanitarian law commitments laid out in the...
24
SEP
2014

New “Business and Human Rights 101” Prezi Available

Human Analytics is pleased to offer a free Business and Human Rights 101 Prezi slide show. The presentation is an introductory exploration of the origins and emergence of international consensus on the corporate responsibility to respect human rights. It examines the provisions...
02
SEP
2014

Human Rights Impact Assessments – a critical tool for gauging human rights risk

Since the endorsement of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UN GPs) in 2011, corporations have increasingly embraced the UN GPs to include the responsibility to “identify and assess any actual or potential adverse human rights impacts with which...
11
AUG
2014

UN Global Compact – Organizing the Corporate Human Rights Function

U.N. Global Compact on Emerging Corporate Good Practices for Organizing the Human Rights Function The recently released Good Practice Note from the United Nations Global Compact Human Rights and Labour Working Group on organizing the human rights function internally advises...
04
AUG
2014

New Human Analytics Briefing Paper on Designing a Human Rights Policy

Human Analytics is pleased to offer a new briefing paper on human rights policy design. This briefing paper discusses the reasons for developing a human rights policy, including the commercial benefits of putting a human rights policy in place. It details appropriate content for...
05
JUN
2014

UN Working Group Survey of Companies Reveals Some Counterintuitive Results

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights, which was tasked by the UN Human Rights Council with promoting dissemination and implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, recently released a draft report with results from a survey of 153...