A Human Rights Impact Assessment essentially maps out relevant Human Rights risks across an organization’s value chain (operations, products, services, supply chains, etc.). This culminates in a series of recommended mitigation measures designed to be altogether robust, compliant to applicable national regulations and global frameworks – and, last but not least, commensurate to the risks incurred.
It is good practice to concomitantly map relationships between individuals and groups with valid claims (referred to as rightsholders) and State/non-state players with corresponding obligations (or duty-bearers). This approach allows organizations to identify rightsholders (and their entitlements) and related duty-bearers (and their obligations), effectively reinforcing the capacity of rightsholders to make their claims and of duty-bearers to meet their obligations. Leveraging an in-house Human Rights methodology, Ksapa works with investors and companies alike to help them identify, map and address their Human Rights priorities.
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