Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector now stands at a critical juncture. One where there is the opportunity to reshape the global supply chain by adopting responsible business practices. This report…
The B+HR Asia team closes 2020 with a busy schedule of both regional and national events.
Some of the online events are still open for registrations, follow the links below to learn more.
B+HR Lab 4: Towards the Next Decade of Action | 30 November
At the event participants will discuss the challenges and opportunities in the quickly evolving business and human rights space. The inputs provided by the participants of the Lab will be collected by UNDP and submitted to the Next Decade Project, led by the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights (UNWG). The the report summarizing this event and the feedback submitted to the UNWG will be shared on the B+HR Asia website.
The Essentials of HRDD in Business: A Training for ASEAN Institutions | 1-2 December
In partnership with the AEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR), B+HR Asia is organizing a training for representatives from ASEAN Member States to give an insight into the basics of human rights due diligence (HRDD) in business.
Indonesia: National Dialogue on the National Strategy on Business and Human Rights | 25 November
Open for registration
Indonesia’s Ministry of Law and Human Rights announces the first draft of Indonesia’s National Strategy on Business and Human Rights to share the document with the wider public and initiate public consultations.
Thailand: Business and Human Rights Academy | 8, 14, 15 December
Open for registration
The UN Global Compact Network and UNDP Thailand organizes a Business and Human Rights academy for participants from the business sector. The training gives an insight into the basics of business and human rights and human rights diligence and why business should take steps to integrate the respect for human rights into their operations. The sessions will be conducted in Thai language.
The Survey on Human Rights and the Environment, involved 13 questions and elicited 609 responses from business and civil society actors, government officials, employees of multilateral institutions,…
Business-related human rights abuses affect women disproportionately all over the world. Women workers face discrimination, harassment, abuse, and experience additional barriers when seeking remedies.…
The 2nd United Nations South Asia Forum on Business and Human Rights will take place 17–19 March 2021, with side sessions starting from 15 March. The forum will be featuring dedicated sessions for…