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Business & Human Rights

The Corporations & Human Rights Database Project documents claims of human rights abuses by companies around the world, capturing information on the date and location of claims about corporate human rights abuse, as well as the type of abuse reported.

The Human Rights Indicators for Business is a database of 1000 indicators concerning corporate policies, procedures, and practices related to human rights. Created by the Danish Institute for Human Rights, the indicators compare business performance against human rights legal standards.

The World Bank report Women, Business and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal examines data measuring legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 173 economies. The report illuminates how government policies and unfair business practices constrain women’s economic opportunities.

The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative data documents government revenue and expenditure from oil, gas, and mining to facilitate public understanding. The Resource Government Index measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas, and mining sectors of 58 countries.

The Land Matrix is a public database on land deals that promotes transparency and accountability in decisions over land and investment.