We can’t make social, economic, technological or environmental progress without protecting people

Week of 1 February 2021 We can’t make social, economic, technological or environmental progress without protecting people “Leave no one behind” is a fundamental element of achieving transformative societal change. People are at the heart of every aspect of our society and our economy, so there is no way to advance without ensuring peoples’ well-being—from … Continue reading We can’t make social, economic, technological or environmental progress without protecting people

Prevent climate-related human rights harms through enhanced ambition for rights-based climate action

Week of 1 February 2021 Prevent climate-related human rights harms through enhanced ambition for rights-based climate action We can’t take effective action on climate change without protecting human rights, and vice versa. The international community is increasingly recognising the ways in which human rights laws and principles hold States and business to account for their … Continue reading Prevent climate-related human rights harms through enhanced ambition for rights-based climate action

Like it or not, companies are now a part of global governance and expected to act to defend shrinking civic space

Week of 1 February 2021 Like it or not, companies are now a part of global governance and expected to act to defend shrinking civic space There is a troubling global trend towards closing of civic spaces and repression of fundamental freedoms, exacerbated by challenges like growing illiberalism, crackdowns on trade unions, violence against human … Continue reading Like it or not, companies are now a part of global governance and expected to act to defend shrinking civic space