Tag Archives: business and human rights

Mar 8 2016

Margaret Jungk resigns from UN Working Group and emphasises need for stronger measurement in business and human rights

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Today, Margaret Jungk resigned from the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights. The MB&HR project worked closely with Margaret during the past five years, including in preparation of the latest report of the UN Working Group to … Continue reading

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Sep 29 2015

Adrian Henriques – Is Reporting Child’s Play?

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This post was contributed by Adrian Henriques, visiting Professor of Accountability and CSR at Middlesex University Business School. The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has recently published a report on the reporting of child rights issues, in which I was involved. … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2014

Irene Pietropaoli – Human Trafficking: What tools are available to measure and address businesses’ impact?

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This post was originally contributed to The Trafficking Research Project (http://thetraffickingresearchproject.wordpress.com). Companies become implicated in human trafficking either in their supply-chain when suppliers and sub-contractors engage in trafficking or related forced labour, or directly in their operations, when, for example, they … Continue reading

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Apr 11 2014

Damiano de Felice – Measuring the effectiveness of grievance mechanisms: Between key performance indicators and engagement with affected stakeholders

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Last week I participated in an expert meeting entitled “Sharing experiences and finding practical solutions regarding the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles’ effectiveness criteria in grievance mechanisms”. The event was organised by ACCESS Facility, a global non-profit organisation … Continue reading

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Mar 24 2014

Kendyl Salcito and Mark Wielga – The importance of outcome indicators and iterative engagement with rightsholders

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This post was contributed by Kendyl Salcito and Mark Wielga, respectively Executive Director and Director at NomoGaia. When we talk about business and human rights, we are necessarily talking about how companies affect people. This is because corporate responsibility towards … Continue reading

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Mar 14 2014

Michael Addo – Key performance indicators and the Working Group on business and human rights

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This post was contributed by Michael K. Addo, Senior Lecturer at the Law School of the University of Exeter and Member of the United Nations Working Group on Business and Human Rights The relevance of business and human rights indicators … Continue reading

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