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The Road from Principles to Practice

3 April 2015

Clearly companies are still coming to grips with their human rights responsibilities. Businesses acknowledge that respecting human rights is not just the responsibility of governments, and they want to take an active role, but concrete actions are still lagging behind the good intentions.Read More

Strengthening Human Rights Policies

3 April 2015

The endorsement of Professor John Ruggie’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2011 was a huge step in encouraging companies to address human rights issues. Since then, companies have … Read More

Pushing Boundaries

3 April 2015

While companies are increasingly open to implementing sustainability standards, the practicalities of embedding human rights into company culture in the United States has proved more of a challenge, according to Howard Dorman, Partner at WeiserMazars in New York and champion of a fresh approach to … Read More

Report Shines Spotlight on Business and Human Rights

3 April 2015

A major new report supported by Mazars and published by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) called The road from principle to practice: Todays challenges for business in respecting human rights was launched on 16th March 2015. The report … Read More

Results from Our Survey on Business & Human Rights

18 March 2015

In 2014/2015, Mazars commissioned The Economist Intelligence Unit to conduct a survey on Business and Human Rights. Richard Karmel, Global Head of Business and Human Rights at Mazars, discusses the survey results here.Read More

How Can Companies Implement a Human Rights Policy?

18 March 2015

Mazars Partner, Richard Karmel, Global Head of Business and Human Rights, provides insights on how companies can implement a human rights policy, from getting management buy-in and engaging with all stakeholders.Read More

What Challenges Do Companies Face in Addressing Human Rights?

18 March 2015

Mazars Partner, Richard Karmel, Global Head of Business and Human Rights, elaborates on the biggest barriers companies face in addressing human rights issues.Read More

How Has the Business Mindset towards Human Rights Evolved over the Last Decade?

18 March 2015

Mazars Partner, Richard Karmel, Global Head of Business and Human Rights, discusses the paradigm shift in business regarding their human rights responsibilities.Read More