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.

21/2/2018

On January 30th, BHR launched the Spanish version of the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework. This framework is the current international standard of reference for reporting on human rights issues. More than 30 companies and professionals parti...

16/1/2018

BHR and Shift are launching the Spanish version of the UNGP Reporting Framework on January 30, 2018 in Madrid. The UNGP Reporting Framework is the first comprehensive guidance for companies to report on human rights issues in line with their responsi...