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What next for the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark? My piece for @Ethical_Corp

What next for the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark? My piece for @Ethical_Corp

John Morrison, chief executive of the Institute for Human Rights and Business on why the CHRB is not another reporting initiative A baby was born in London this Monday. After three years of work across eight organizations, the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark (www.corporatebenchmark.org ) was launched. For me personally, it is the first step towards answering an age old question – which companies are best at human rights? Easy to ask, much harder to answer. On Monday, we began to answer that question for nearly 100 of the Global 500 largest publicly listed companies. Each year from now on, as we rank more and more of the 500, we will get better and better at answering the question. Why does it matter? Well human rights have not disappeared in today’s world – in fact they are more important, more contested, more vulnerable than ever. In an age of increasing populism, nation...

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