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A human rights based approach to business?

Author: Thomas Alberts, Jetzreit (UK), Published on: 22 September 2013

[T]he diversity agenda is a little bit further down the road than the emerging human rights agenda is with respect to the business values case and organisational culture change. Workplace diversity good practice offers some useful pointers on incorporating human rights considerations in business decision-making...Public commitment: a loud and proud commitment to human rights...Champions...someone inside your organisation, preferably c-level, who accepts responsibility for advancing a human rights agenda...Business case...Be clear about how and why your organisation will benefit...Strategy: be clear about what you want to achieve...Monitoring and evaluation...[S]et realistic and achievable targets and be clear about performance indicators and accountability...Communication: be sure to share the message that your organisation is actively engaging its responsibilities to respect human rights [refers to BAE Systems, BNY Mellon, BP, Coca-Cola, Hitachi, KPMG, Mazars, Microsoft, PWC Logistics, State Street]

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Related companies: BAE Systems BNY Mellon BP Coca-Cola Hitachi KPMG Mazars Microsoft PWC Logistics State Street