Building an economy that works for people & the planet

Shifting narratives. Producing evidence. Impacting policies. We harness the power of human rights to challenge the unjust distribution of resources around the world.

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Rights-Based Economy

Building support for an economic system that works for everyone.

Decoding Injustice

Co-designing tools that shed new light on how economic policies harm people’s rights.

Just COVID Recovery

Proposing rights-based COVID-19 responses that catalyze long-term change.

Fiscal Justice

Crafting rights-based demands to influence debates about how public money is raised and spent.

Human Rights FAQs

What are economic, social, and cultural rights? How can human rights transform the global economic system? Find out the what, why and how behind the power of human rights. Read more »

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