Your partner for Human Rights & Business

Why work with HR@W

Extensive “on-the-ground” experience

Ensures your actions are effective at the local level by understanding the local situation, crucial for meaningful implementation.

Specialised skills & competences

Strategic thinking to help prioritise, tailor-made training to acquire the right competences, research and analysis to provide you with the right information. Tailored solutions for your organisation, whether you are acompany, NGO or government. Due diligence for a good process.

In depth knowledge and understanding

In-depth knowledge and understanding of CSR, human rights guidelines, frameworks or regulations for companies, including the UN Guiding Principles for business and human rights and the OECD guidelines, help clients acquire an oversight of what is expected.

Flexible and reliable partner

Human rights are still a sensitive topic for many. HR@W works at a confidential level and you will find us a reliable and pragmatic partner.

Extensive network

Today’s enormous worldwide challenges demand working at different levels, nationally and internationally. Our extensive network comprises organisations, partners and specialists in the Netherlands and the rest of the world.

Broad perspective

Good understanding and experience with both NGOs, governments as well as business perspectives of human rights, helps bridge these worlds .

Companies

Governments and Intergovernmental Organizations

NGOs and Institutions

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About
Human Rights at Work

Human Rights@Work was founded by Liesbeth Unger in 2011 to support companies, non governmental organisations, governmental institutions and their stakeholders in their efforts to integrate human rights all throughout the production process, value chains and communities, so that we create a better world for today and the future generations.

Liesbeth Unger is a highly experienced advisor and consultant in the area of business and human rights. Building on twenty five years of working experience in the area of human rights, relevant for companies, she also works with a network of partners.

She implements projects, support and coach clients in their work, or facilitate the dialogue between NGOs and companies, bridging the gap between NGO expectations and business realities.

This is possible through:

  • Combining many years’ experience in corporate responsibility,
  • Calling on our extensive national and international network,
  • Having in-depth knowledge of human rights,
  • Offering tailored solutions and engaging and connecting the involved parties, always using a pragmatic approach.
  • Making use of the experience having lived and worked in Asia for five years
  • A highly driven and yet still pragmatic approach

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