Climate and human rights at the 2021 UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights
3 December 2021 Anna Triponel and Maddie Wolberg The 2021 UN Annual Forum has come to a close. We have debated a wide range of …
The Business of Tomorrow: Are you up for it?
Anna Triponel | November 2021 Opening remarks delivered by Anna Triponel for the panel: ‘Circular Economy: prosperity in a world of finite resources’ at The …
Respecting human rights, when the products your company sells can be misused: illustrative examples
Anna Triponel | September 2021 With thanks to Nora Mardirossian for valuable support and input. Consider the following examples: GE sells portable ultrasound machines in …
Just transition in practice: what it would take for the private sector to move this forward
Indigenous community representatives cross paths with negotiators in front of the Blue Zone, COP26, Glasgow (2021, Anna Triponel) Anna Triponel | 5 October 2021 Remarks …
Practical points on ensuring grievance mechanism legitimacy
This note captures comments delivered by Anna Triponel to the Grievance Redress and Accountability Mechanism (GRAM) Partnership, coordinated by the Independent Redress Mechanism (IRM) of …
A Tribute to John Ruggie
Anna Triponel | 24 September 2021 Over the past week, we have mourned John Ruggie’s death, and learned more about his contributions as a political …
Enforcing environmental and human rights in the EU: the golden opportunity of the EU Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative
The following captures remarks made by Anna Triponel at the hearing ‘Environmental Protection as a Prerequisite for Respect for Fundamental Rights’ convened by the European …
Business, human rights and the climate crisis: what’s expected of business
Anna Triponel | 30 June 2021 Today, I had the pleasure of sharing a panel with Stephanie Venuti (OECD) and Thomas Voland (Clifford Chance), convened …
Business transformation: the vision of a holistic approach to environmental and human rights risks
Anna Triponel | 17 June 2021 This article captures remarks delivered by Anna Triponel at the ‘Strategies to Align Human Rights and the Environment Series’ …
The role for business in human rights in Myanmar: confronting dilemmas and improving outcomes
Anna Triponel | 11 May 2021 This article captures remarks delivered by Anna Triponel at the event ‘The Struggle for Democracy and Development in Myanmar’ …
Human rights and environmental due diligence: a new legal duty for companies (Thomson Reuters Video with Anna Triponel)
Anna Triponel | 12 April 2021 In this conversation with Thomson Reuters Practical Law, Anna Triponel talks about recent developments at the EU level when …
EU lawmakers have spoken: the responsibility to conduct environmental and human rights due diligence in supply chains will transform into a legal duty for companies
Anna Triponel and Maddie Wolberg | 12 March 2021 Everyone is talking about what happened on Wednesday. Indeed, it’s a big deal. On Wednesday, the …
Action on human rights should amount to more than compliance
Source of image: Unsplash Human rights due diligence calls for having frank and open conversations with business partners on the challenges they face Anna Triponel …
Environmental and human rights due diligence – Considerations for apparel companies as new law looms
Anna Triponel | 1 March 2021 This article was first published in Just-Style here Having described the story so far in human rights and sustainability …
Environmental and human rights due diligence – The story so far and the new chapter starting in 2021
Anna Triponel | 26 February 2021 This article was first published in Just-Style here The past few years have been transformational for the apparel sector in …
Responding to the military coup in Myanmar: what business can and should do
Anna Triponel and Paul R. Williams | 9 February 2021 This article was first published in LSE here A military convoy driving up to the …
The significance of the ‘people first’ approach in Biden’s transition to net zero.
Anna Triponel | December 2020 This article was first published in The Beam here Climate action could be at a turn-around with the election of …
What is the mark you want to leave on the world?
Anna Triponel | 10 December 2020 This article was first published in Medium here Today is Human Rights Day. What a year it has been …
Referendum or no referendum: human rights due diligence isn’t going away for Swiss companies
Anna Triponel and Maddie Wolberg | 3 December 2020 On Sunday November 29, Swiss voters voted on a proposed constitutional amendment to require Swiss companies …
The 2020 UN Annual Forum on Business and Human Rights – What Did I Miss?
Anna Triponel and Maddie Wolberg | 19 November 2020 2020 marks the ninth anniversary of the UN Human Rights Council’s adoption of the UN Guiding …