Human Trafficking: U.S. Agencies' International Efforts to Fight a Global Problem

Sep 26, 2022

Human trafficking victims are often held in slave-like conditions and forced to work in the sex trade or other servitude. One international organization estimated about 25 million people were trafficked in 2016.

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Inequality Has Become an Investor Priority — How Human Rights Advocates Can Respond

Jun 22, 2022

 

When the European Union embraced the concept of double materiality in the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, which mandated that investors consider risks corporations externalize onto people, the business and human rights movement notched a significant win. Now the notion of double materiality is also taking shape in a different guise beyond Europe:  Investor concerns around systemic risks, including inequality, are rising.

 

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New Forced Labor/Human Rights Webpage Now Available!

Apr 06, 2022

As our industry continues to evolve and expand, it’s become more critical than ever for companies to establish comprehensive human rights due diligence. Along with a growing, global demand to uncover all human rights abuses within the supply chain, recent and emerging legislation in both the U.S. and EU has also increased – further emphasizing the necessity of identifying and addressing these violations.

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