Human Rights

The Auschwitz Institute Launches 'Corporate Foundations of Atrocity Prevention', Its First-ever Course for the Business Sector

This is an essential course for any business looking to take its human rights practices and policies one step further towards preventing atrocities in today's world. From October 25 to November 13, 2021 - Registration now open!
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August 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - At the Auschwitz Institute for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities (AIPG), we understand that not only States but also non-State actors, including corporations, play a significant role in society's economic and social life. While corporations have, throughout history, contributed in various ways to human rights violations and mass atrocities, corporations can also play a meaningful role in preventing human rights violations and mass atrocities in a given society.

Human Rights - a Shared Imperative for Sustainable Development

As a company that leads with its company values, we believe that we are defined by how we treat others.
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We strive to treat everyone with dignity and respect, and we’re committed to doing what’s right to lift up people and communities wherever we can. We take a stand against modern slavery and human trafficking across our business and hold our partners and our supply chain accountable to do the same.

Our goal is to provide a work environment that is safe, diverse and inspiring, while striving for equality for all colleagues, wherever they live.

Clarivate is committed to incorporating human rights into all we do.

The Power of Holistic Action on Sustainability

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In the latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast, host Louise Chester speaks to Fritz Micus, Director of Corporate Communications at Symrise. Take a listen to hear Fritz speak about Symrise’s innovative, multi-faceted sustainability strategy, and more.

Sustainability Systems in the Next Decade of Action on Business and Human Rights

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10 years of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights — can voluntary tools and mandatory due diligence work in tandem towards the common goal of improving business action on human rights?

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10 years of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights — can voluntary tools and mandatory due diligence work in tandem towards the common goal of improving business action on human rights?

SJW Group Releases 2020 Sustainability Report: Coast to Coast

The company’s newly adopted Human Rights Policy, gains in Environmental and Social goals, and a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion are among the highlights of the report.
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SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), among the largest investor-owned water and wastewater utility companies in the U.S., announced the release of its 2020 Sustainability Report, Coast to Coast. It is SJW Group’s first report that includes Connecticut Water Service, Inc., which was acquired in 2019. The report includes all SJW Group’s  water and wastewater utility operations in California, Connecticut, Maine and Texas. The organization’s newly adopted Human Rights Policy is among the highlights of the report.

New and Revised Human Rights Standards to be Explored

Survey on updating GRI Topic Standards to improve human rights reporting
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March 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - A survey has launched to seek views on the priority human rights issues that could be included in future in revised or new GRI Standards.

The Universal Standards – which apply to all organizations using the Standards – are being updated by the Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB). The new version, to launch later this year, will increase requirements for human rights and due diligence reporting, aligning with UN Guiding Principles and OECD Guidelines.

Business & Human Rights Summit: New Speakers Confirmed

Announcing the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit: 2 days with 800+ CEOs, business leaders, heads of sustainability, investors, & NGOs.
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March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - We invite you to participate in the UN Global Compact Network UK’s flagship Business & Human Rights Summit. The summit will be taking place 30-31 March 2021, and is generously supported by Marshalls plc.  

Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence Should Not Be Optional

GRI backs EU consultation on sustainable corporate governance
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February 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Proposals by the European Commission that would introduce new due diligence requirements for companies on their human rights and environmental impacts have been strongly supported by GRI.

Westpac Sets Out Its Sustainability Strategy to 2023

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Building on its long term objectives, Westpac’s refreshed Sustainability Strategy sets out the bank’s sustainability priorities for the next three years:  

CGF Joint Statement on Human Rights in the Palm Oil Sector

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PARIS, 21 January 2021 /3BL Media/—  As collectives of major global companies with supply chains in the palm oil sector,  The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Forest Positive Coalition and Human Rights Coalition — Working to End Forced Labour both share a steadfast commitmen

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