HP Introduces First‐of‐its‐kind Sustainable Impact Program for Partners to Extend Impact on Climate Change, Human Rights and Digital Divide

HP Inc. has unveiled HP Amplify™ Impact, an industry-first partner assessment, resource and training program aimed at driving meaningful change across its three Sustainable Impact pillars – Planet, with an emphasis on climate change; People with an emphasis on human rights and social justice; and Community with an emphasis on bridging the digital divide. Partners that pledge to join the HP Amplify Impact program will work with HP to assess their own practices while tapping into the company’s extensive investments and initiatives. “Our goal is to work with our partners…

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‘Amnesty Academy’ app launches to teach human rights to new generation of activists

Amnesty International has launched Amnesty Academy, a free human rights learning app which aims to educate the next generation of human rights defenders on a host of topics including freedom of expression, digital security, and Indigenous Peoples’ rights. Learners around the world will be able to access courses ranging from 15 minutes to 15 hours in over 20 languages, including Urdu, Bangla, Hungarian, Korean, Russian, Thai, Czech and Turkish. All courses can be downloaded within the app, which is available on iOS and Android devices, allowing for offline learning. “This…

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“Insomnia” – DW campaign promotes freedom and human rights

The new “Insomnia” campaign will highlight DW’s many initiatives for freedom and human rights – accessible in 23 languages, online and via social media. “Our mission is to report independently and impartially and to inform people around the world – especially in regions where access to news is limited,” said DW Director General Peter Limbourg. Starting September 22, the new “Insomnia” campaign highlights DW’s many initiatives for freedom and human rights. DW has been promoting democratic values and human rights since being founded in 1953: “These ideals are the foundations…

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United Nations Global Compact issues new report to help companies advance human rights

The United Nations Global Compact has published a new report to help the business sector advance human rights. To be distributed at the 2019 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva next week, the publication — Navigating the Future of Business and Human Rights: Good Practice Examples — addresses how companies can embed human rights into their corporate strategies and advance people-centred solutions to growing global challenges.   “In a rapidly-shifting world, human rights have proven to be a grounding force for leaders of all kinds. Business respect…

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