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Media Coverage

More, Better, Responsible Food: The Value of Sustainable Agriculture to Investors, Levi Stewart, Sustainable Brands, 28 July 2016

Impact Investing: A New Player in Protecting Human Rights? Motoko Aizawa, Open Democracy, 27 July 2016

The accountant’s role in human rights due diligence, Samantha White, CGMA Magazine, 20 July 2016

U.N. Guiding Principles: Reflections on the Last Five Years, Sarah A. Altschuller, JD Supra, 17 June 2016

$4.8 trillion investor coalition announces support for world’s first business & human rights benchmark, Corporate Citizenship, 14 June 2016

Investor Coalition Backs First Ever Human Rights Benchmark, Blue & Green Tomorrow, 14 June 2016

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Set to Drive Reporting and Action, Laura Curtze, Ergon Associates, 18 May 2016

Corporate World Moves Forward with Human Rights Transparency, Antonio Pasolini, Just Means, 4 May 2016

Planet Textiles Reveals Yet More Key Speakers, John Mowbray, Ecotextile News, 19 April 2016

Australian Business & Human Rights: Inaction No Longer Cuts It, Paul Dobson and Shailesh Tyagi, Deloitte, 14 April 2016

Nike and Yerdle Confirm Planet Textiles Involvement, John Mowbray, Ecotextile, 11 April 2016

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance, John Kloosterman, Stefan Marculewicz, Michael Congiu, and Lavanga Wijekoon, Littler, 4 April 2016

The Alchemy of "Business and Human Rights" (Part 1): The BHR Boom Years, Aaron Marr Page, The World Post, 29 March 2016

What You Need to Know About the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, Sarah A. Altschuller, Foley Hoag LLP. JD Supra Business Advisor, 28 March 2016

New Tools Benchmark Corporate Efforts to Eliminate Modern Slavery, Hannah Furlong, Sustainable Brands, 25 March 2016

Making Respect for Human Rights a Competitive Advantage, Thomson Reuters, 22 March 2016

World's First Ranking of Largest Companies' Human Rights Performance Begins, Blue & Green Tomorrow, 21 March 2016

A World First: Ranking of Human Rights Performance by Listed Companies Begins, Dina Medland, Forbes, 20 March 2016

Human Rights Becoming Integral to Sustainable Finance, Vikas Vij, Justmeans, 15 February 2016

Human rights: benchmarking business majors, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 9 February 2016

Five on Friday – Five Recent Developments that We’ve Been Watching Closely, Sarah A. Altschuller, Foley Hoag LLP, JD Supra, 5 February 2016 

PRESS RELEASE: Nordic Asset Manager Nordea Joins Team Developing Benchmark on Corporate Human Rights Performance, 22nd January 2016

A new benchmark for human rights, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 6th November 2015

Human rights benchmarking system launched to drive 'race to the top', Adrian Ladbury, Commerical Risk Europe, 24th July 2015

How Companies Are Addressing Human Rights in the Workplace, Ruth Sullivan, Bloomberg, 20 July 2015

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark – consulting on draft indicators to measure companies' human rights performance, Supplier Ethical Data Exchange, 17 July 2015 

Consultation Opens on Human Rights Benchmarking, Pro Bono Australia, 15 July 2015

Using Competition To Drive Change In Human Rights Performance, Dina Medland, Forbes, 12 July 2015

Why human rights is important to investors: consultation underway on new benchmark, FTSE Global Markets, 8 July 2015

Multi-­stakeholder Consultation on the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Assosciation, 3 July 2015

Human rights and big business: new ranking aims to drive race to top, Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 14 January 2015

Jo Swinson pledges support for a new ranking of companies’ human rights performance, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills Press Release, UK Government, 18 Dec 2014

Benchmarking Business Ethics, Jo Swinson, The Huffington Post, 18 December 2014

New benchmark to rank companies on their human rights records, Marion Dakers, Financial Services Editor, The Telegraph, 18 December 2014

Government backing rights project, Press Association, The Daily Mail, 18 December 2014

Ranking Business For Human Rights In A 'Race To The Top', Dina Medland, Forbes, 18 December 2014

Global corporate human rights index to launch, Adam Brown, IR Magazine, 5 December 2014

Efforts Underway to Benchmark Companies on Human Rights, Robert Kopp, Social Funds, 4 December 2014

Investor-backed business and human rights benchmarking and ranking project launched, Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor (subscription required), 4 December 2014 

New benchmark to gauge corporate performance in human rights, Ethical Performance, December 2014

PRESS RELEASE: Public launch of the first wide-scale business and human rights benchmarking and ranking project, Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, 3 December 2014