03
DEC
2014

Chaos, Complexity, and PSCs

Chaos, Complexity, and PSCs A guest post by Christopher T. Mayer Director, Contingency Contractor Standards and  Compliance Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program Support) This month will see four important events in realizing the goal of effective and...
15
OCT
2014

Moving at the Speed of Trust: Establishing Company Programs in Complex Environments

When establishing a presence in high risk or complex environments, investing foreign enterprises would do best to consider the maximum utilization of local personnel for the implementation of their programs. While complex environments take many forms (conflict, post-conflict,...
09
OCT
2014

New Briefing Paper Examines Standards for Private Security Service Provision

Human Analytics is pleased to offer a new briefing paper, Standards for Private Security Services. The paper examines three initiatives particularly relevant to the responsible provision of private security services: the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service...
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...
08
AUG
2014

Free Webinar – Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry

  Join us on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 12:00 EDT for an educational webinar: “Human Rights Due Diligence in the Private Security Industry.” This online event, co-sponsored with INSSA is free to the public. For more information and to register for this event,...
11
JUL
2014

Risk Becomes Reality When Companies Fail to Respect Human Rights

Recent headlines are a reminder to companies operating in complex environments that failure to respect human rights can result in legal, financial, and reputational liabilities. There are very real risks and costs associated with not fostering a company culture and management...
23
JUN
2014

New Private Security Monitor Commentary on Draft ISO Standard for Security Operations

Human Analytics’ Rebecca DeWinter-Schmitt has written a commentary for the University of Denver Private Security Monitor website. Private Security Monitor is a one-stop shop with a wealth of information related to the use and regulation of private military and security...