All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights, and are entitled to all the human rights recognized under international law, without distinction of any kind.
- United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights
All human rights must be respected by business – anytime, any place, anywhere – including all internationally recognized civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights.
- Business Leaders Initiative on Human Rights
Respect for human rights is a key aspect of sustainable development, and requires that companies uphold fundamental human rights and respect customs, cultures and values.
- International Council of Mining and Minerals’ Sustainable Development Framework Principles
Fulfilment of the corporate responsibility to respect human rights requires due diligence by companies to become aware of, prevent and address the direct and indirect human rights impacts of their activities and relationships.
- Guiding Principles on Implementing the United Nations ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework
Right2Respect (R2R) is a specialized international consultancy, focused exclusively on assisting natural resource sector companies to fulfill their corporate responsibility to respect human rights. We provide a full range of services necessary for compliance with the human rights due diligence requirements of the UN ‘Protect, Respect and Remedy’ Framework, as well as with other corporate responsibility initiatives, including the Equator Principles, the Voluntary Principles on Human Rights and Security, and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative. We have the skills, expertise and global experience to meet your specific human rights due diligence and other corporate social responsibility needs.
We provide comprehensive Human Rights Due Diligence and Corporate Social Responsibility services:
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