BHR at the Spanish Global Compact: Business and Human Rights: the path to 2030 

On June 15th, in the context of the leaders summit organized by the  UN Global Compact, the Spanish network, together with the local networks of France, the UK, Italy and Germany held a session called Business and Human Rights: the path to 2030.

María Prandi, founder and partner of BHR, moderated a panel in which many companies participated and shared their actions regarding Business and Human Rights, according to the Guiding Principleson Business and Human Rights and the ODS framework.

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BHR attends discussion on the role of investors ending Modern Slavery / January 2020, New York

BHR attended a discussion on investors' role in and the importance of responsible recruitment in assessing Modern Slavery, organised by the Interfaith Centre for Corporate Responsibility and the Investor Alliance for Human Rights. 

Unfair recruitment practices are a key driver of Modern Slavery, as BHR has witnessed in its extense work, notably in the Spanish agriculture sector. As part of BHR’s work to combat Modern Slavery in global supply chains, BHR engages with relevant stakeholders across the world, from unions, workers, NGOs, to companies, authorities and investors, to collaborate and find ways to land corporate policies and legal standards and to find solutions that effectively allow to tackle Modern Slavery. BHR is confident that engagement is fundamental to drive change, and that the investor community has a key role to play in ending Modern Slavery and advancing human rights in general.

20/7/2018

On July 5th, BHR and Lavola organized in Madrid the event "Reporting on SDGs and human rights: Am I being coherent in my accountability?". The event sought to give answers to the growing importance that factors such as human rights or sustainability...

3/4/2018

Following the approval of the Spanish Plan on Business and Human Rights by the Council of Ministers in July 2017, BHR and Lavola co-organized an event aimed at companies willing to learn how to improve, or go the extra mile, in managing the impacts t...

12/9/2016

A workshop organized by PeaceStartup, cofounded by BHR, took place the 9th of September at the Build Peace 2016 Conference in Zurich. During the event, the participants had the opportunity to live the experience of being entrepreneurs for peace using...

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Security and investment in post-conflict Colombia: Human security, basic concept for sustainable bus...

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