New global Maritime Human Rights Reporting Platform launched

PRESS RELEASE Human Rights at Sea is pleased to announce a new and unique partnership with the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre through the launching this week of the new global platform for recording cases of maritime human rights abuses, highlighting pertinent international cases from the shipping and fisheries industries, and publishing cases relevant to identifying best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices for companies … Continue reading New global Maritime Human Rights Reporting Platform launched

Putting human rights on the agenda

The shipping industry must seriously take note of business and human rights First published: OP-ED Lloyds List 6 June 2017 LAST WEEK, at the heart of the Nor-Shipping conference centre in Oslo attended by in-excess of 10,000 people per day, it was right and proper that the issue of fundamental human rights was put on the official agenda as a panel discussion discussing modern slavery. … Continue reading Putting human rights on the agenda

Maritime Business and Human Rights, CSR and supply chain activities

  How can all stakeholders in the maritime supply chain ensure that the issues surrounding human rights at sea are properly and clearly addressed within their day-to-day business activities? Many companies in the maritime sector are very aware that good business practice requires a proactive approach to the subject of corporate social responsibility (CSR), but many still have questions to ask about how they can … Continue reading Maritime Business and Human Rights, CSR and supply chain activities

Human Rights at Sea delivers new publication on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Maritime Environment

PRESS RELEASE Immediate Today, the independent maritime human rights charity Human Rights at Sea delivers the first in a series of new publications specifically focused on the implementation of the 2011 UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the maritime environment. Titled as: ‘AN INTRODUCTION & COMMENTARY TO THE 2011 UN GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS & THEIR IMPLEMENTATION IN THE … Continue reading Human Rights at Sea delivers new publication on UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in the Maritime Environment

Why BP should be congratulated on their approach to business and human rights

Human Rights at Sea Commentary As a maritime human rights charity for whom the topic of business and human rights, its implementation in the maritime environment and advocacy in support of awareness of the UN guidance is a key part of our Charitable Objectives, the overt stance and the commitments explicitly articulated by BP is a refreshing read. The soft law guidance of the 2011 … Continue reading Why BP should be congratulated on their approach to business and human rights

The HRAS Interview: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business and Human Rights: Is the cup half full or half empty? Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director of the world’s largest NGO working exclusively on business and human rights issues, has seen an amazing take-up of human rights issues amongst multi-national corporations over the last 10 years, but the NGO still reports abuses on a daily basis. He spoke to HRAS about how seriously business is … Continue reading The HRAS Interview: Mauricio Lazala, Deputy Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Press Release: IMPA Act partners with Human Rights at Sea developing responsible maritime supply chain management

      PRESS RELEASE 15 October 2015 Human Rights at Sea is delighted to welcome IMPA ACT as a Supporting Entity to the Charity’s work, notably for the development of maritime CSR, business and human rights and supply chain management. The new partnership will allow a joint approach that work in harmony with one another’s objectives from both a commercial and charitable perspective. Stephen … Continue reading Press Release: IMPA Act partners with Human Rights at Sea developing responsible maritime supply chain management