Business & Human Rights

  • GRI Driving Corporate Action on SDGs

    August 21, 2019

    Global Reporting Initiative (“GRI”), an organization “that helps businesses, governments and other organisations understand and communicate their sustainability impacts” continues to collaborate with the United Nations and NGOs to increase SDG compliance reporting.

  • OECD Considers Tax Apportionment Reform

    August 20, 2019

    The Tax Justice Institute is expressing progressive support for a shift to a global unitary corporate tax system, with apportionment of taxes being based on the location of a company’s employment and sales.

  • Business Roundtable Redefines Purpose of a Corporation

    August 20, 2019

    Abandoning the long-standing principle of shareholder primacy, the Business Roundtable has released a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation, signed by 181 CEOs "who commit to lead their companies for the benefit of all stakeholders."

  • Global Governance Advocates Prepare for G-7 Summit

    August 19, 2019

    The Global Governance Project has produced for distribution at the upcoming G-7 Biarritz Summit a book containing progressive commentary, dialogue and calls to action “offering solutions to the challenges that threaten fair, equitable growth and development.”

  • Proposed International BHR Treaty Expands Business Obligations and Liabilities

    August 16, 2019

    The revised draft of the proposed international treaty on business and human rights greatly expands the scope of the proposed treaty, including application to all businesses and all human rights.

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