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Latest Events
The inaugural Annual Leadership Forum for Responsible Recruitment will be held in Berlin on 19-20 June 2017, examining the challenges of recruiting migrant workers and how implementing ethical recruitment is vital in protecting workers from modern slavery as well as ensuring sustainable and efficient business operations.

Speakers include UK Anti-Slavery Commissioner Kevin Hyland, members of the Leadership Group for Responsible Recruitment, and other leading global brands, suppliers, and recruitment agencies. | Register your interest

Latest Reports
Home Government Incentives Toward Responsible Business Conduct
Clear incentives set by home states can be crucial in promoting responsible business conduct. This report series maps the range of tools that home governments can use. 
Telecommunications and Human Rights - An Export Credit Perspective

Under an export credit system, loans and risk cover can be arranged for a domestic exporter’s international customers. This report clarifies one export credit system's responsibilities under the UN Guiding Principles, and key criteria for human rights due diligence. | Find out more
The Swiss Commodities Trading Sector - A Mapping Study 

The commodities trading sector is made up of a diverse mix of companies in terms of size, ownership, turnover and commodities traded. This mapping study provides an overview of the sector's main human rights challenges.  | Find out more
Latest News
Latest News

The first-ever Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (CHRB) launches, ranking 98 companies from three high-risk industries on their human rights approach – agricultural products, apparel and extractives. The CHRB will grow year-on-year to cover the world’s 500 largest listed enterprises. | Find out more

FIFA joins the Mega-Sporting Events Platform for Human Rights | Find out more

Launch of new research into the Facilities Management sector | Find out more
Latest Submissions

IHRB joined a letter to the G20 Employment Working Group with policy recommendations on sustainable global supply chains. As challenges to the current world order mount, it is imperative for G20 countries to demonstrate how globalisation can work for all. | Find out more

IHRB's written submission and verbal evidence features in new report by the UK Joint Committee on Human Rights | Find out more 

IHRB's written submission and verbal evidence features in new report by the UK Joint Committee on Human Rights | Find out more 
Latest Speeches
Mary Robinson: A New Vision for Multilateral Cooperation 

IHRB Patron Mary Robinson delivered a speech in April at the UN ECOSOC Partnership Forum in New York aimed at exploring ways to promote partnerships for global solutions to global challenges as well as ways to make them more effective in support of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. | Find out more 
John Ruggie: Making Economic Globalisation Work for All

IHRB Patron John Ruggie made a keynote address to the G20 Labour and Employment meeting in Hamburg in February, arguing that effectively managed global supply chains can be significant leverage points in making globalisation work better for all. | Find out more
Latest Commentary

A Contentious Connection: Women, Business, and Human Rights | read now

John Locke and Brexit: What will Happen to the UK's Greatest Export? | read now

The Case for an Australian Modern Slavery Act | read now 

Home Government Incentives Toward Responsible Business Conduct | read now

Mapping the Sport, Development and Peace Agenda - Where are Human Rights? | read now

Killing Investigators Blinds us All | read now

Shifting Sands in Myanmar | read now

Q&A on the Stronger Together Construction Initiative | read now
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