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The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

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Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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Company advances on human rights

Below are examples of practical steps companies are taking on human rights in their own operations and in their engagement with governments, from March 2015 onwards.  Items from 2011-2015 are in the process of being added to this section.

For examples prior to 2011, see our categories on "Support for initiatives promoting civil & political rights" and "Support for initiatives promoting economic, social and cultural rights".

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28 July 2020

ARTICLE 19 & Danish Institute for Human Rights assist .ORG operator Public Interest Registry in its human rights efforts

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21 July 2020

Hong Kong: ProtonVPN announces initiative to donate to civil rights organisations to support democracy and freedom

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“Help us defend democracy and freedom in Hong Kong”, 21 July 2020...

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30 June 2020
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Author: Pacto Global Rede Brasil

“174 empresas pedem retomada econômica sustentável com atenção ao clima...

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9 June 2020

Commentary: Robust assessments of companies’ activities will offer the foundations of knowing & showing support for racial equality

Author: Andrea Shemberg, Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

“What do the UNGPs expect companies to do about racial discrimination?”, 8 June 2020...

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9 June 2020

KnowTheChain: Ranking companies' efforts to address forced labour in their supply chains

KnowTheChain is a resource for businesses and investors who need to understand and address forced labor risks within their supply chains....

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9 June 2020

KnowTheChain: Ranking of 49 ICT companies on efforts to address forced labour in supply chains

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KnowTheChain evaluated the 49 largest ICT companies globally on their efforts to address forced labor and human trafficking in their supply chains. The results show that: ...

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3 June 2020

UK: Almost 200 CEOs sign letter to Boris Johnson, calling on govt. to deliver a green recovery plan in the wake of COVID-19

Author: Jillian Ambrose, The Guardian

“Top business leaders call on Boris Johnson to set out green recovery plan”, 1 June 2020...

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25 May 2020
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Author: El País (Brasil)

“Movimento expõe empresas do Brasil que financiam, via anúncios, sites de extrema direita e notícias falsas. Inspirada em modelo dos EUA, versão brasileira da conta Sleeping Giants alerta companhias sobre publicidade em páginas que ajudam a propagar a...

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13 May 2020
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Author: Observatório da Mineração

“Investidores que controlam R$ 76 trilhões cobram a Vale e outras mineradoras a garantir a segurança de barragens”, 07 de maio de 2020...

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5 May 2020
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