Richard Howitt

Richard Howitt is Strategic Advisor on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Business and Human Rights and former Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council.

Richard Howitt is tagged in 5 stories.
How Business Can Avoid Fuelling Conflict and Work to Build Peace
How Business Can Avoid Fuelling Conflict and Work to Build Peace

Walking the Talk / On the third and final day at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, it was clear all businesses are being asked to address a fourth ‘p’ — peace. As well as helping to prevent conflict, companies are increasingly taking responsibility for sustaining peace. - 4 months ago

Anti-Corruption, Respect for Human Rights Are Part of One Holistic Business Challenge
Anti-Corruption, Respect for Human Rights Are Part of One Holistic Business Challenge

Walking the Talk / What Legal Counsels and Chief Compliance Officers have to learn from sustainability and human rights experts is that this can never be a question of compliance alone. - 4 months ago

How Can Sustainability Professionals Uphold Mandatory Rules on Human Rights?
How Can Sustainability Professionals Uphold Mandatory Rules on Human Rights?

Supply Chain / While we’ve seen steady if uncertain progress on human rights — and more from business than from governments — there are dangers if the message heard by business is one of complacency. - 4 months ago

Global Leaders Convene to Identify Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Address the SDGs
Global Leaders Convene to Identify Multi-Stakeholder Approach to Address the SDGs

Collaboration / Sustainability is at risk. And whilst the risks that go beyond climate change may be less well-understood, they are just as pressing. That was the message at the first meeting of the European Union’s Multi-Stakeholder Platform on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 10 January in Brussels. - 2 years ago

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Richard Howitt on a Sustainability-Inclusive IIRC: I'm Up for the Challenge!
Richard Howitt on a Sustainability-Inclusive IIRC: I'm Up for the Challenge!

New Metrics / This post is a response to a challenge posed earlier this year to new IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt by Dr. Mark W. McElroy and Martin P. Thomas, co-authors of The Multicapital Scorecard (2016). The goal to make Integrated Reporting the global norm in corporate reporting is indeed at a breakthrough moment. - 3 years ago

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