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This event brings together a panel of experts to reflect on how the arena of business and human rights has evolved in the last ten years, how the private security sector fits into this, and what being a responsible business operating in complex environment entails.
During this event held in connection with the 10th anniversary of the unanimous endorsement by the UNGPs, Prof. Dorothée Baumann-Pauly speaks on “Implementing Human Rights in Corporate Practice - Why and How”.
- Tackling child labour in cocoa through a due diligence approach: how can an EU legal framework scale-up positive impact?
This webinar organized by Nestlé explores the complexities of tackling child labour in the cocoa sector and the opportunity to shape an impactful EU due diligence legislation, within a broader set of measures, that will enhance collaboration between supply chain actors and promote systemic change across the cocoa sector.
In this op-ed published on Swissinfo, Dorothee Baumann-Pauly and Serra Cremer Iyi argue that cobalt must be included in the new Swiss responsible business legislation.
As part of the UN Responsible Business and Human Rights Forum, Asia-Pacif, the Global Business School Network organizes a side event on “Reimagining Business School Education with Responsible Management and Human Rights”.
- ISSUE BRIEF: Covid-19 in India – Recommendations for ‘Urgent Action Human Rights Due Diligence’ for Lead Firms Sourcing Agricultural Goods
Companies can take immediate action for human rights in times of crisis. Our recent issue brief on Covid-19 in agricultural supply chains in India provides recommendations.
This panel discussion organized by The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies and the Institute for South Asia Studies focuses on the report “The Weakest Link in the Global Supply Chain: The Pandemic’s Affect on Bangladeshi Garment Workers”.
As part of the Responsible Business Alliance European Conference on the theme “Delivering Due Diligence - Bridging Policy and Practice”, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly speaks during this session exploring under which conditions collaborative partnerships and initiatives support effective due diligence.
Candidate for nomination by appeal to the rank of 50% Ajunct Professor and Director of the Geneva Center for Business and Human Rights (GCBHR) at the Geneva School of Economics and Management (University of Geneva), gives a lecture about the work of the GCBHR. Invite-only
Co-organized with Sustainable Finance Geneva, this webinar provides an opportunity to discuss the current human rights practices of the finance sector, its challenges and the way forward.
This World Economic Forum White Paper is an independent expert assessment based on Prof. Dorothee Baumann-Pauly’s review of three pilot projects that seek to formalize artisanal mining of cobalt in…
Our new report written in collaboration with Finance & Human Rights (FaHR) was launched at the Sustainable Finance Forum on October 29th. This baseline study assesses how European Financial Institutions…
The case focuses on Decathlon, Europe’s biggest outdoor and sports retailer. It examines how the company is adjusting its business model to align growth and profits with positive social impact…
Representatives from a number of business school, both professors and administrators, have worked jointly to assemble this tool kit. It includes information and resources explaining the increasing relevance of human…