Company Networks - Human Rights and Equitable Workplaces

Ceres

Details:

  • Location: Boston
  • Closing Date: 31/03/2019

The Company Network is seeking an intern to support Ceres’ work advancing corporate human rights disclosure to drive improved performance, including by engaging companies on the United Nations Guiding Principles (UNGP) on Business and Human Rights and scaling implementation of the UNGP Reporting Framework. Specific opportunities to support this work include:

  • Researching and analyzing current corporate reporting on human rights, including investor expectations on human rights disclosure;
  • Researching and analyzing specific issues within the realm of corporate human rights management, such as forced labor, supplier engagement, and remediation systems; 
  • Researching and identifying potential funding and/or project opportunities; and
  • Preparing summary briefing documents and presentations for key project milestones.

We are looking for candidates with solid research skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and familiarity with key labor and human rights frameworks, including the International Labor Organization's Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritize responsibilities, and work independently while being part of a team is also important. Graduate students preferred, but all will be considered.

For more information about the position and how to apply please follow Link to Job.