Business & Human Rights

  • Sustainable Development Solutions Network Highlights Plan for Implementing SDGs

    August 28, 2019

    A recent report, titled “Six Transformations to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goal’s” lays out an integrated framework for implementing the SDGs.

  • Mars, Incorporated Sweetens OECD-led G7 Business for Inclusive Growth Coalition

    August 28, 2019

    Mars, Incorporated has joined the G-7 Business for Inclusive Growth (“G7 B4IG”) an OECD-coordinated business coalition seeking to tackle inequality by building on synergies among companies, governments and philanthropic organizations.

  • Business and Human Rights Reflect a "Galaxy of Norms"

    August 28, 2019

    The authors of a recent article describe a Business and Human Rights Galaxy "consisting of numerous norms that take the form of measures such as statutes, regulations, reporting requirements, common law duties, private voluntary standards, corporate codes of conduct, NGO best practices, international organization handbooks and checklists, and other sources."

  • Experts Urge Adoption of Global Tax Framework

    August 26, 2019

    To complement the work of tax policy experts seeking agreement to a minimum level of corporation tax to be overseen by the OECD, other experts have created a framework for identifying and evaluating the inequalities generated by hyper-competitive national tax policies.

  • Nordic CEOs Pursue Collaboration with Governments on SDGs

    August 22, 2019

    At a meeting of the Nordic Council of Ministers, leading business CEOs from the Nordic region presented their vision for achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through greater public-private sector collaboration and the transition to purpose-driven business practices.

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