Following the development of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs), businesses can no longer turn a blind eye to human rights impacts arising from their operations.
Human Rights in business is fast emerging as a growing area where businesses must become compliant and manage their legal and reputational risks.
Creating a human rights policy in 4 steps
A company that adopts a human rights policy demonstrates its commitment to respect human rights. What should such a policy cover? Ardea has developed this outline template to serve as a guide to companies wanting to get started on developing a human rights policy.
Suspicious financial activity & human trafficking
The Guide aims to raise awareness of the money laundering risks associated with human trafficking; to encourage all businesses to fight human trafficking by improving their due diligence and Know Your Customer practices and procedures.
EU Non Financial Reporting Directive summary
What does the new EU Non Financial Reporting Directive mean for UK companies? This Guide provides a summary of the key legal aspects of the new UK Financial Reporting Regulations.
Human Rights at Sea: Introduction & Commentary on UN Guiding Principles
Maritime companies need to assess their major human rights risks, and then prepare due diligence plans to ameliorate those risks, and promote respect for human rights. The report brings these responsibilities to life by providing examples of company best practices and highlighting that the consequences of a failure to respect human rights can bring serious consequences for a company
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