Human Rights Due Diligence Project
What is human rights due diligence?
Human rights due diligence describes an ongoing process necessary to identify, prevent, and address adverse human rights risks and impacts. In the context of development finance, both development finance institutions and their public or private clients have due diligence obligations and responsibilities.
Read more: Human Rights Due Diligence for DFIs.
The HRDD project
The Human Rights Due Diligence Project (HRDD Project) of the Coalition for Human Rights in Development works to advance human rights in development by making sure that governments and development finance institutions adequately assess and address the human rights risks and opportunities associated with development activities. The HRDD Project develops policies, methodologies and tools for human rights due diligence in the context of development finance and engages with civil society, governments and development finance institutions to promote their incorporation within social and environmental management frameworks. Read more here.
The HRDD Toolkit
|Check out our HRDD Toolkit for civil society, governments, and development practitioners, including our online Human Rights Risk Analysis Tool.|
- Joint Submission on the World Bank's Draft Guidance Notes for Borrowers Regarding the Implementation of the Environmental and Social Framework - December 2017
- Groups call on the US Overseas Private Investment Corporation to strengthen human rights due diligence - December 2016
- Coalition urges Dutch Development Bank to strengthen human rights protections - November 2016
- Comments on Overarching Human Rights Provisions in the World Bank’s Environmental and Social Framework – March 15, 2016
- Coalition submission to World Bank – March 30, 2015
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