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...
19
AUG
2016

New Standards for CBs Certifying Private Security Companies to ANSI/ASIS PSC.1 and ISO 18788 Open for Public Comment

Readers, who have been closely following standard setting for private security companies (PSCs), may be interested in opportunities to comment on two new standards for Certification Bodies (CBs) certifying PSCs to ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012 and ISO 18788-2015 – the two leading...
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...
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APR
2016

WEBINAR: Corporate Responsibility for Federal Contractors

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...
08
APR
2016

New Report on Implementing the UN Guiding Principles in the Maritime Sector

The Human Rights at Sea initiative has released a new report, An Introduction and Commentary to the 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and their Implementation in the Maritime Environment. The report provides a simple introduction to the UN Guiding Principles...
18
FEB
2016

ICoCA Releases Draft Statement Recognizing Private Maritime Security Companies Standard

The International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) has announced the release of a draft recognition statement in accordance with its certification procedure for ISO 28007-1: 2015 Ships and marine technology – Guidelines for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) providing...
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...
18
NOV
2015

Second Edition of Briefing Paper “Private Security Standards”

The Human Analytics team is pleased to offer an updated briefing paper comparing and contrasting standards for the provision of private security services. This is the second edition of the briefing paper, “Standards for Private Security Services,” and it contains additional...
20
MAY
2015

New ISO Standard for Private Maritime Security Companies Reflects Some Progress on Human Rights

In a previous Human Rights in Complex Environments blog, we argued that the ISO/PAS 28007:2012 Ships and marine technology – Guidelines for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSC) providing privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) on board ships (and pro forma...
22
APR
2015

Human Analytics Makes Recommendations for the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct

Human Analytics has submitted the following recommendations to the State Department, which is overseeing the process to develop a U.S. National Action Plan (NAP) on responsible business conduct. The recommendations focus to security and human rights, which was a theme of the NAP...
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