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Seeking Your Views
As part of events in 2019 to mark IHRB's 10th anniversary, we are taking stock of the evolution of the business and human rights agenda over the past 30 years, and looking ahead to the next decade.

If you have been involved in business and human rights at any level and for any length of time, or just have strong opinions about it, please complete our brief survey
Latest Commentary
Dangerous Words, Deadly Weapons - Business Leadership Needed to Confront Growing Extremism | Read now

The Gig Economy Doesn’t Have to be an Exploitative Economy | Read now

Gandhi's Lessons for Davos | Read now

Can Machines Override Human Judgment on Air Safety? | Read now

Amazon and New York: Lessons for the Extractive Sector | Read now

Bridging Sport and Human Rights in Africa | Read now
A Job Description for Facebook's Incoming Human Rights Policy Director | Read now

Reflections on the 2018 Sporting Chance Forum from 16 speakers and participants  | Read now

The Court of Arbitration for Sport: Where Do Human Rights Stand? | Read now

Updates form the Gulf and SE Asia on migrant worker issues | Read now

India's sexual harassment 'POSH' Act | Read now
Latest Podcasts
Jennifer Zerk on Human Rights Impacts Assessments in International Trade Agreements | Listen now
Podcast: Han Dongfang on Chinese Labour Rights | Listen now
Deepika Rao on Garment Workers in Bangalore | Listen here
Stephen Ekka on Tea Workers in Assam | Listen here
Latest Publications
Export Credit Agencies underwrite or finance about $430 billion worth of business activities abroad, considerably more than all other forms of government-backed finance.

The Canadian ECA is one of the largest of its kind with around 1,200 employees. On 6 May 2019, IHRB's CEO John Morrison was invited to address the Canadian ECA's new CEO, Chair, and members of the its Corporate Social Responsibility Advisory Council on the issue of "leverage". | Read now
IHRB has published three new briefings on salient risk for migrant workers in any company value chain. The briefings cover key facts, international standards, and what business should do. 
Mapping Accountability and Remedy Mechanisms for Sport:

This new background paper by the IHRB-hosted Centre for Sport & Human Rights informs ongoing discussions around the need for effective and fit-for-purpose mechanisms to remedy human rights violations across the world of sport. | Read now
Latest Submissions
Should the UK Parliament set up a mechanism to scrutinise compliance of international agreements with human rights? Read IHRB's submission to the Joint Committee. | Read now 
What opportunities come with the adoption of the first National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights in South East Asia? Read our submission to the Rights and Liberties Division of the Thai Government. | Read now
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