business

Ban appeals for corporate leadership in building sustainable, inclusive markets

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged the private sector to take the helm in the “urgent task” of building markets that are more sustainable and inclusive.

Business and human rights matter more than ever, expert tells UN council

There has never been a more critical time to address business and human rights, the United Nations Human Rights Council was told today as it began its 11th session in Geneva with a discussion on how to make companies rights-friendly.

Corporate law firms join UN-led initiative on business and human rights

Fifteen leading legal firms from around the world will participate in a United Nations-led effort to assess how well national corporate law principles and practices foster a company culture that is respectful of human rights.