We are pleased to announce that Katovich & Kassan Law Group is now Cutting Edge Counsel.

  We are pleased to announce that Katovich & Kassan Law Group is now Cutting Edge Counsel.   Katovich & Kassan Law Group (K2 Law Group for short) was founded in 2001 to focus on clients that care about social, environmental, and corporate responsibility. For 13 years we have provided a low-overhead …

Innovation Forum – Business & Human Rights, November 10

Business and Human Rights How to get beyond policy, manage risk and build relationships 10 November, 2014, London Introduction This global event is a meeting place for corporate practitioners tasked with the responsibility of putting human rights principles into practice. Going beyond the usual theory and into the practical implications …

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS

CORPORATIONS WILL HAVE TO ABIDE TO HUMAN RIGHTS Source: Treaty Alliance: http://www.treatymovement.com/ A resolution was adopted in the UN Human Rights Council on June 26 that will begin the process of elaborating an international legally binding instrument on business and human rights. Despite strong opposition from the EU and US, the …

The ITUC has produced a briefing note on the UN Framework for Business and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights The ITUC has produced a briefing note on the UN Framework for Business and Human Rights and the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. http://www.ituc-csi.org/business-and-human-rights.html   Swaziland: Excessive Violence Against Peaceful Demonstrators; Trade Union Leader Arrested The ITUC strongly condemned the way the Swaziland …

SAI & ICCO Working to Operationalize Ruggie Guiding Principles

SAI Announces Enhanced Corporate Programs Membership New Corporate Programs Membership will increase benefits, including more interaction and shared learning among members SAI Corporate Program members in 2011 represent a range of industries. SAI is pleased to announce its newly enhanced Corporate Programs, which seek to enable more interaction and shared …

Economics based on Beauty and Community: Putting Aesthetics back into the Economy

by Gregory Wendt, CFP Right before I boarded a plane after a green business conference last year, I noticed a Body Shop store in the terminal next to the gate. The Body Shop was founded by the late Anita Roddick who was a very influential and inspiring thought leader who …

ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business

INTERNATIONAL TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION ITUC OnLine 112/250511 ITUC Calls on UN Human Rights Council to Adopt Principles on Business Brussels, 27 May 2011 (ITUC OnLine): The UN Human Rights Council should adopt “Guiding Principles” on business and human rights, as set out in a report from UN Special Representative John …

CSR Asia Weekly: Master degree programme in CSR / Green jobs / Business and Human Rights

Carbon Footprinting Workshop 8 March 2011, 9:30am – 12:30pm, Hong Kong For a company to reduce its climate change impact, it first needs to understand its carbon footprint and the core elements needed for a credible climate change strategy. This training will provide a step-by-step approach to measure and manage …

Federation Exploring Billion-Dollar Community Development Bond Program

Contact: Rafael O. Morales | Public Affairs & West Coast Program Officer | [email protected] | 800.437.8711 x206 (February 8, 2011 – New York, NY) The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (Federation) has joined a group working to design and advocate for a new program that could mean billions …