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...
30
MAR
2015

Do Banks Consider Human Rights?

As the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights continue to be operationalized in a variety of industry sectors, experts are beginning to take a closer look at exactly how businesses actually accomplish this goal. In the banking sector, establishing human rights...
18
DEC
2014

Human Rights and the Institutional Investor

As businesses and governments operationalize the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, their application to a wider range of business activities is becoming more apparent. This is true when applying the Guiding Principles to institutional investors faced with an...
28
OCT
2014

Human Rights Risk and Materiality: Risk at the SEC

In a recent series of speeches, SEC Chair Mary Jo White and fellow Commissioner Daniel Gallagher Jr. have begun to make the case that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should not be burdened with oversight of companies non-financial disclosure obligations established...