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Final position paper on the second revised treaty on business and human rights

Final position paper is now available. Time to reach out to government ministries to advocate for the joint business position.

Covid-19 risks reversing reduction in child labour

An important step was taken this summer to eradicate child labour. What more can be done to address the root causes of this systemic problem?

New guide highlights synergies between anti-corruption and human rights agendas

Business at OECD and IOE publish one of the first guides to help companies leverage corruption and human rights agendas.

Just out: New IOE Business and Human Rights Newsletter

See the latest information on developments in the field.

OUT NOW! IOE’s Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

Read all about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.

Covid-19: Impact on the business and human rights agenda

Join digital session with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on 29 April at 14:00 (CET).

Covid-19: Global action to support the garment industry

Employers, workers and major brands join with ILO on a call for action to support the garment industry.

Employers supporting decent work in domestic and global supply chains

The International Labour Organization must adopt a more coherent and strategic approach to domestic and global supply chains, which better…

Registration open! IOE’s International Business & Human Rights Conference

Join us on Wednesday 22 April (Bonn, Germany) at our annual business and human rights conference – hosted jointly with BDA & DeutschePost DHL!

OUT NOW! IOE’s Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

Read all about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.

Business and human rights

On International Human Rights Day, IOE and its more than 150 national member federations will continue to determinedly address human rights…

Save the date: International Business and Human Rights Conference (Bonn, 22 April 2020)

Co-organised by IOE, DHL Deutsche Post Group and BDA, supply chains and human rights due diligence are on the agenda.

Update on 5th session of the UN Treaty process on business and human rights

States met last week to negotiate/discuss the Revised Draft Treaty on TNCs and OBEs.

Joint Business Response to the Revised Draft UN Treaty

Read the joint response by IOE, Business at OECD and BusinessEurope to the latest draft UN Treaty on TNCs and OBEs.

ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour

Spaces available for the first annual meeting of the ILO Global Business Network on Forced Labour - Please register as soon as possible

OUT NOW! Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter

Read about the latest legal and policy developments at the national, regional and international level.

UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

Register early for the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights – space limited this year!

Advancing partnerships for the SDGs

Multilateral cooperation was the focus of the recent IOE-USCIB-ICC All In Roundtable, which featured high-level speakers from business,…

Prevention as the central element of a new guide for companies on Business and Human Rights policies

The guide was published in April by the Chilean IOE Member, CPC (Confederación de la Producción y del Comercio), Acción Empresas and the United…

IOE Newsletter on Human Rights & Responsible Business Conduct

The latest issue of the Newsletter, April 2019, is out now!

Going beyond compliance - IOE-CEOE International Conference on Business and Human Rights

The International Conference on Business and Human Rights, which took place in Madrid on 3 April, brought together companies from Europe and…

Call for input: UN Human Rights Office questionnaire on private/company grievance mechanisms - “Accountability & Remedy Project III”

Deadline: 30 April 2019

Register for a webinar: Discussion on the UN Treaty process on business and human rights

Invitation to members and partners for an upcoming IOE Webinar

Register for three separate IOE “human rights” events in Madrid

Detailed information on upcoming IOE-CEOE Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct events (1-3 April). Registration before 22 February for…

IOE Policy Working Groups - update

The IOE Management Board decided at its November 2018 session to amend the names of two of the Organisation's Policy Working Groups to better…

IOE Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter Volume 7, Issue 3 out now!

Our Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct Newsletter is out now - read about the latest developments!

IOE Statement on the occasion of Human Rights Day

IOE celebrates Human Rights Day by commemorating progress made and calling for renewed efforts

Join the next meeting of the Human Rights and Responsible Business Conduct Policy Working Group

Official invitation to the next meeting of the Human Rights and Responible Business Conduct PWG (31 October 2018)

Draft IOE response to the Zero Draft Treaty & Draft Optional Protocol (UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights)

IMPORTANT UPDATE: "Draft Optional Protocol" released by the UN Intergovernmental Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

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