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Realizing the United Nations Global Compact: IBSO Communication on Engagement – 2017

The United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) is a strategic policy initiative for organisations that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies to UN goals aimed at building a sustainable and inclusive global economy. As a signatory

Business & human rights – A brief introduction

Introduction In the wake of major abuses in recent decades, civil society has increasingly called for companies to be held to human rights standards.  Union Carbide was widely denounced for the 1984 Bhopal chemical gas leak that

ARMATURE Signs Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce

We are pleased to announce that we are the latest company to sign the Worldwide Charter for Fair International Commerce. This Charter was conceived by the International Businesses Standards Organization (IBSO), a worldwide independent nonprofit organization that

Happy World Accreditation Day!

Accreditation: Delivering Confidence in Construction and the Built Environment June 9th 2017 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2017), a global initiative jointly established by IAF and ILAC Chairs to promote the value of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses

IBSO signed the UN open letter calling on academic institutions to incorporate human rights in management education

The Global Compact and the Secretariat of the UN Principles for Responsible Management Education have released an Open Letter calling on academic institutions to educate future managers and leaders on business and human rights. Endorsed by the

World Bank’s 2017 Atlas of SDGs Provides Tool for Tracking Implementation

The World Bank has released the ‘2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals.’ The Atlas includes over 150 maps and data visualizations to assist with efforts to track progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). STORY

Top 5 Business And Human Rights Concerns For Companies To Monitor

Businesses are being bombarded with information about their global human rights and other nonfinancial responsibilities, and are under growing pressure to publicize their efforts in that regard. Below we outline five key developments that business should be

2017 Bloomberg Global Health Index: The Healthiest Country In The World Is …

When it comes to living a long life, Italy is the place to be. The high-heeled boot surrounded by five seas is ranked the healthiest country on Earth in the Bloomberg Global Health Index of 163 countries. A

Getting to know the Sustainable Development Goals

An introduction to the SDGs In September 2015 Heads of State and Government agreed to set the world on a path towards sustainable development through the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development [1.1]. This agenda includes 17