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.

4/5/2016

From the 2nd to 4th of May 2016, the Oslo City Hall hosted the Business for Peace Summit 2016, the core theme of the debate was “Moving towards the Global Goals: Business as a Problem Solver”. As every year, the summit also included the Business for...

28/11/2014

Business for Peace aims at providing a framework where business leaders and Global Compact local network representatives -among which is BHR, can set up the principles which must guide business practices, especially in high-risk environments or areas...

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