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Setting a Sponsorship & Human Rights Strategy: Getting Started
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Setting a Sponsorship & Human Rights Strategy: Getting Started

 
May 19, 2023 | By Keri Lloyd
Companies’ responsibility to respect human rights extends to their sponsorships and corporate partnerships. To operationalize their human rights commitment in the context of sponsorships, companies should start with their due diligence approach.
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Respecting Indigenous Peoples’ Rights is Every Business’s Business
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Respecting Indigenous Peoples’ Rights is Every Business’s Business

 
May 11, 2023 | By Claire Kaula
As companies continue to advance their human rights due diligence programs, they have an opportunity to give special consideration to their potential impacts on Indigenous Peoples’ rights.
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A Decade Later: Lessons from the Rana Plaza Building Collapse
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A Decade Later: Lessons from the Rana Plaza Building Collapse

 
April 24, 2023 | By Sanchita Banerjee Saxena
The 10-year anniversary of the Rana Plaza building collapse is an important marker to recognize some of the progress that's been made as well as identify key areas that require a much stronger focus to advance human rights.
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Human Rights Defenders and Business: Marking 25 years of the UN Declaration
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Human Rights Defenders and Business: Marking 25 years of the UN Declaration

 
April 12, 2023 | By Bronagh Kieran
The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre reports that attacks against human rights defenders are increasing worldwide.
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Technology Takes Center Stage at the Summit for Democracy
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Technology Takes Center Stage at the Summit for Democracy

 
By Peter Chapman | April 6, 2023
Article One's Peter Chapman joined a wide range of governments, companies, and activists at the second Summit for Democracy in Washington, D.C.
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Five Steps Business Can Take to Meet Growing Expectations for Online Child Safety
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Five Steps Business Can Take to Meet Growing Expectations for Online Child Safety

 
March 29, 2023 | By Ilse Heine
Protecting children’s rights in the digital environment is more important than ever. Article One proposes five steps for companies to align with the child rights and business principles.
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Why Responsible Innovation Principles Are Important
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Why Responsible Innovation Principles Are Important

 
March 15, 2023 | By Sarah Ryan
Holistic RI principles help companies set a north star in their development of products that “do no harm” – or mitigate as much harm as possible.
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Article One’s Dr. Rachel Widdis speaks with IHRB and CoE on the future of human rights due diligence
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Article One’s Dr. Rachel Widdis speaks with IHRB and CoE on the future of human rights due diligence

 
March 10, 2023 | By Staff
Article One's Dr. Rachel Widdis speaks with IHRB and other key stakeholders on the significance of human rights due diligence.
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Five key takeaways from the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment & Footwear Sector
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Five key takeaways from the OECD Forum on Due Diligence in the Garment & Footwear Sector

 
March 1, 2023 | By Dr. Rachel Widdis
The Forum brought together supply chain workers' representatives, companies operating in the sector, standard setting and civil society organisations.
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Can Regulation Catch up to AI?
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Can Regulation Catch up to AI?

 
February 23, 2023 | By Peter Chapman
Expanding opportunities for collaboration between companies, rightsholders and regulators is critical to developing responsible approaches to AI.
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Google’s Unni Nair
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Google’s Unni Nair

 
February 15, 2023 | By Sarah Ryan
Today, we're excited to publish the fourth post in our "Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders" series. Our second profile is Unni Nair. Unni is a Senior Research Strategist on Google’s Responsible Innovation team.
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Meet Pete: Introducing Article One’s Inaugural Technology & Human Rights Lead
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Meet Pete: Introducing Article One’s Inaugural Technology & Human Rights Lead

 
February 1, 2023 | By Chloe Poynton
Today, we're excited to introduce Article One's Technology & Human Rights Lead: Peter Chapman.
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Cisco’s Alyssa Ofstein
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Cisco’s Alyssa Ofstein

 
January 25, 2023 | By Sarah Ryan
Today, we're excited to publish the third post in our "Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders" series. Our second profile is Alyssa Ofstein, Cisco's Responsible Innovation Manager at Cisco.
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: TikTok’s Vaibhav Pahwa
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: TikTok’s Vaibhav Pahwa

 
January 18, 2023 | By Sarah Ryan
Today, we're excited to publish the second post in our "Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders" series. Our second profile is Vaibhav Pahwa, a Responsible Innovation Product Manager at TikTok.
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Salesforce’s Kathy Baxter
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Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders: Salesforce’s Kathy Baxter

 
January 11, 2023 | By Chloe Poynton
Today, we're excited to launch our new series: Five Questions for Responsible Innovation Leaders. Our first profile is Kathy Baxter. As Salesforce's Principal Architect...
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How to Build a Rights-Respecting Trust & Safety Program
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How to Build a Rights-Respecting Trust & Safety Program

 
December 16, 2022 | By Keri Lloyd
This year’s inaugural TrustCon, organized by the Trust & Safety Professionals Association (TSPA), was the first gathering of its kind and an immense achievement for the industry...
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State Of The Field: The Key Challenges For Business And Human Rights In 2023
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State Of The Field: The Key Challenges For Business And Human Rights In 2023

 
December 9, 2022 | By Faris Natour
Last week, we attended the annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva, the world's largest annual gathering on business and human rights, for the first...
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The Right To Information: A Unique Addition In The Norwegian Transparency Act
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The Right To Information: A Unique Addition In The Norwegian Transparency Act

 
November 29, 2022 | By Claire Kaula
Continuing the trend of countries in Europe passing corporate due diligence legislation, the Norwegian Transparency Act (Åpenhetsloven) entered into force in July...
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Is Your Company’s Money Where Its Mouth Is?
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Is Your Company’s Money Where Its Mouth Is?

 
November 17, 2022 | By Zoë Leeming
As corporate human rights commitments have proliferated, companies are increasingly moving beyond their most salient human rights risks—including...
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Five Actions Companies Can Take To Support Voting Rights
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Five Actions Companies Can Take To Support Voting Rights

 
November 8, 2022 | By Ilse Heine
Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that “everyone has the right to take part in the government of his...
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Upholding The ‘S’ In “ESG”
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Upholding The ‘S’ In “ESG”

 
November 2, 2022 | By Taylor Fulton
After two years of virtual conferences, the 14th annual Engaging Business Forum was back in person. The two-day event convened global business leaders and human rights experts to discuss a common...
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AI Is Everyone’s Business
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AI Is Everyone’s Business

 
October 26, 2022 | By Chloe Poynton & Peter Chapman
It’s been a long-held mantra at Article One that all companies are technology companies. Stakeholders and regulators around the world increasingly agree.
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Responsible Innovation: What Every Non-Tech Company Needs To Know
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Responsible Innovation: What Every Non-Tech Company Needs To Know

 
October 20, 2022 | By Chloe Poynton & Sarah Ryan
All companies are now tech companies. The use of technology is becoming ever more necessary to run a business and is in turn...
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Responsible Innovation: What Every Tech Company Needs To Know
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Responsible Innovation: What Every Tech Company Needs To Know

 
October 6, 2022 | By Chloe Poynton & Sarah Ryan
Everywhere we look it seems like a new company is developing a responsible innovation (RI) program. From Microsoft’s...
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EU Commission Proposal: Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, Briefing Note No. 2
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EU Commission Proposal: Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive, Briefing Note No. 2

 
March 14, 2022 | By Dr. Rachel Widdis, Director EMEA
In a watershed moment, the European Union has made it clear that human rights due...
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An Update On The EU Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence
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An Update On The EU Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence

 
January 28, 2022 | By Dr. Rachel Widdis, Director, EMEA
With several countries including Germany and Norway pressing forward with their own mandatory human rights due diligence laws, companies are awaiting the EU’s Directive...
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It’s Time To Talk About Your Climate Legacy: 3 Best Practices For Businesses To Approach Climate Justice And Accountability
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It’s Time To Talk About Your Climate Legacy: 3 Best Practices For Businesses To Approach Climate Justice And Accountability

 
January 11, 2022 | By Zoë Leeming and Fischer Heimburger
Climate change is already having severe impacts on human life, including premature death and illness from pollution, food and...
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Let’s Try This In 2022: Put People At The Center Of Materiality
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Let’s Try This In 2022: Put People At The Center Of Materiality

 
January 4, 2022 | By Jesse Nishinaga
(Warning: Spoiler alerts for “Don’t Look Up” follow below.) “We really did have everything, didn’t we?” asks Dr. Randall Mindy, rhetorically. Dr. Mindy, the lead character...
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EU Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence, Briefing Note No. 1
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EU Mandatory Human Rights and Environmental Due Diligence, Briefing Note No. 1

 
January 2022 | By Dr. Rachel Widdis, Director EMEA
With several countries including Germany and Norway pressing forward with their own mandatory human rights due diligence...
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Article One’s Summer Reading List
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Article One’s Summer Reading List

 
September 20, 2020 | By Alyssa Ofstein
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Respecting Human Rights: In Sickness And In Health
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Respecting Human Rights: In Sickness And In Health

 
August 16, 2022 | By Alyssa Ofstein
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Our Assessment Of Facebook’s Human Rights Impacts In Sri Lanka & Indonesia
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Our Assessment Of Facebook’s Human Rights Impacts In Sri Lanka & Indonesia

 
May 12, 2022 | By Chloe Poynton
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Child Rights In The Apparel Industry: Working Towards A Holistic Approach
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Child Rights In The Apparel Industry: Working Towards A Holistic Approach

 
August 11, 2018 | By Sophie Perl
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Article One’s Annual Summer Reading List: 2018 Edition
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Article One’s Annual Summer Reading List: 2018 Edition

 
July 31, 2018 | By Faris Natour
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Children’s Rights Online: An Interview With UNICEF’s Patrick Geary
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Children’s Rights Online: An Interview With UNICEF’s Patrick Geary

 
July 18, 2018 | By Chloe Poynton
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Child Safeguarding: A Toolkit For Business
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Child Safeguarding: A Toolkit For Business

 
July 17, 2018 | By Chloe Poynton
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It’s Time To Bridge The Human Resources And Human Rights Siloes
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It’s Time To Bridge The Human Resources And Human Rights Siloes

 
January 23, 2018 | By Chloe Poynton
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2018: The Year To Protect All Vulnerable Groups From Workplace Abuse
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2018: The Year To Protect All Vulnerable Groups From Workplace Abuse

 
January 12, 2018 | By Marissa Saretsky
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The Year In Review: Ten Of Our Favorite Business & Human Rights ‘Reads’ From 2017
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The Year In Review: Ten Of Our Favorite Business & Human Rights ‘Reads’ From 2017

 
December 12, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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Article One’s Summer Reading List
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Article One’s Summer Reading List

 
July 20, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Louise Nicholls, M&S
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Louise Nicholls, M&S

 
July 10, 2017 | By Marissa Saretsky
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A Conversation With New Article One Senior Advisor Dan Bross
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A Conversation With New Article One Senior Advisor Dan Bross

 
May 9, 2017 | By Eva Dienel
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The Weakening Of State Human Rights Protections Under Secretary Tillerson
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The Weakening Of State Human Rights Protections Under Secretary Tillerson

 
April 12, 2017 | By Marissa Saretsky
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Lis Best, Qualcomm
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Lis Best, Qualcomm

 
April 12, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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Climate Change’s Inadvertent Human Rights Impacts In The Agriculture Industry
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Climate Change’s Inadvertent Human Rights Impacts In The Agriculture Industry

 
May 17, 2017 | By Marissa Saretsky
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What Does International Women’s Day Mean To You?
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What Does International Women’s Day Mean To You?

 
March 8, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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What France’s New Law Requiring Human Rights Due Diligence Means For Your Company
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What France’s New Law Requiring Human Rights Due Diligence Means For Your Company

 
February 22, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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Three Human Rights Issues In Retail That You Might Have Overlooked
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Three Human Rights Issues In Retail That You Might Have Overlooked

 
February 6, 2017 | By Marissa Saretsky
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Three Ways Stakeholders Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights
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Three Ways Stakeholders Hold Companies Accountable For Human Rights

 
January 18, 2017 | By Chloe Poynton
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The Year In Review: Ten Of Our Favorite Business & Human Rights ‘Reads’ From 2016
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The Year In Review: Ten Of Our Favorite Business & Human Rights ‘Reads’ From 2016

 
December 14, 2016 | By Chloe Poynton
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

 
September 19, 2016 | By Chloe Poynton
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Video: Leading Human Rights In Business
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Video: Leading Human Rights In Business

 
August 31, 2016 | By Chloe Poynton
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Technology & Human Rights: Five Trends That Matter To All Companies
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Technology & Human Rights: Five Trends That Matter To All Companies

 
August 12, 2016 | By Chloe Poynton
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Irit Tamir, Oxfam America
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Five Questions For Business & Human Rights Leaders: Irit Tamir, Oxfam America

 
June 6, 2016 | By Chloe Poynton
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