hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Latest News

Tools & guidance news & comments

Here are all the items relating to tools & guidance added in the last 30 days, since 30 Apr 2014. For earlier items, see the Tools & guidance news & comments archive

May 2014

April 2014


For items added before 30 Apr 2014 see the News archive.

Get RSS feed of these results

Related stories and components

19 November 2014
+ Français - Hide

Author: Géraldine Marcon, France Bleu Berry

« Cher : Veolia condamné pour coupure d'eau illégale », 13 novembre 2014...

Read more

3 December 2014

US Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Chevron over health & environmental damage allegedly caused by rig explosion in Nigeria

See full story

5 December 2014

John Ruggie calls for redoubling of efforts to implement UN Guiding Principles in parallel with treaty process at UN Forum

Author: John G. Ruggie, Harvard Univ., Former UN Special Representative for Business & Human Rights

Let me stress at the outset that, given my commitment to “a smart mix of measures,” I see no intrinsic contradiction between implementing the Guiding Principles, on the one hand, and further international legalization, on the other. Therefore, I urge...

Read more

22 December 2014
+ Español - Hide

Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Bienvenidos a nuestro Boletín Trimestral de Responsabilidad Legal Empresarial, rediseñado y optimizado para resaltar un tema de importancia cada trimestre, así como novedades clave en los casos ya publicados. El portal de Responsabilidad Legal...

Read more

19 February 2015

Ellen Pao discrimination case: Silicon Valley's sexist culture goes on trial

Author: Andrew Buncombe, Independent (UK)

…Ms Pao, a former partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, a powerful venture finance firm, is suing her ex-employers for $16m, accusing them of gender discrimination in a lawsuit filed three years ago…[She] claims she suffered six years of...

Read more

29 April 2015

USA: DiversityInc publishes ranking of top 50 companies taking steps on diversity

Author: DiversityInc

"The 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity", Apr 2015...

Read more

17 August 2015

Commentary: Foreign corporations planning to do business in Iran have opportunity to highlight human rights

Author: Bayan Towfiq of Flowroute.com, Commentary on Institute for Human Rights and Business

"In Iran, Anti-Baha’i Actions Hurt People and Business", 11 Aug 2015...

Read more

22 October 2015

USA: Wheelchair user sues Air Canada after being unable to board plane

Author: George Sensalis, Reduced Mobility (UK)

““Can't help you board” Air Canada leave disabled man at gate”, 17 Oct 2015...

Read more

18 January 2016
+ Français - Hide

Author: Cheickna D. Salif, Fratmat.info (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Déchets toxiques: Des victimes réclament l’agrément de leur association", 14 jnaiver 2016...

Read more

1 April 2016

UN creates database of companies operating in Israeli settlements in occupied West Bank & East Jerusalem; Israel criticises measure

Author: John Reed, Financial Times (USA)

"Israel decries UN 'blacklist' of companies working in settlements", 24 Mar 2016...

Read more