‘Human rights in investment’ cover - on blackboard with business flowcharts

Human rights influence on investors

A new report detailing the strong business case for the financial services industry to consider human rights in their investment decisions will be released today, as investors around the globe become more focussed on responsible investing.Human...
Thursday 27 April 2017
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Commission welcomes funding for Community Legal Centres

The Australian Human Rights Commission has welcomed federal government funding for community legal centres.“Community legal centres are vital in protecting the basic human rights of disadvantaged people in Australia.“I am very pleased that Attorney-...
Monday 24 April 2017
Mising out: The business case for customer diversity - Open. Publication cover image

Diversity is big business

Our waking moments are a kaleidoscope of customer experiences. What to eat, where to shop, how to travel… the myriad of choices seems ever growing.As consumers we are more empowered than ever – and more diverse than ever. Twenty eight per cent of...
Monday 27 February 2017
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OPCAT: improving conditions of detention

The Australian Human Rights Commission welcomes the Australian Government’s decision to ratify and implement the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT).Under OPCAT,...
Thursday 9 February 2017
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RightsApp launched

The Australian Human Rights Commission has collaborated with LexisNexis® to develop RightsApp, the world’s first mobile application that allows users to quickly and easily search international human rights conventions and declarations by topic and...
Thursday 15 December 2016