Webinar: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre & Hilton International discuss what motivates business to protect human rights

Author: Innovation Forum, Published on: 28 September 2017

Note: The full audio recording is available here.

While reputational risk used to be the principal driver for business on human rights, there are many more motivating factors for behaviour change. In the past, companies have viewed human rights risks as a reputational risk – if abuses are found, the impact on the company’s reputation has been at the forefront, making them act. But, is this still the case? In this Innovation Forum webinar experts from the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre and Hilton International discuss the new legislation designed to keep companies in check, such as the UK modern slavery act, and ask how far these rules and regulations really go. Are they, in fact, driving change in corporate behaviour? 

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Related companies: Hilton