Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, an independent non-profit organization, provides the leading information hub on business & human rights:

The Center’s, tracks reports about the human rights impacts (positive & negative) of over 7000 companies in over 180 countries, and provides guidance tools and resources for all those working in this field. Its 18 Regional Researchers are based in Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Myanmar, Philippines, Senegal, South Africa, UK, Ukraine and USA.

Mission: To encourage companies to respect and promote human rights, and avoid harm to people.

It acts by advancing:

  • Transparency – pursuing, collecting and disseminating to a global audience information about company conduct, positive and negative;
  • Public accountability – helping civil society get companies to address concerns; seeking responses and drawing attention to each company’s response or failure to respond; and
  • Informed decision-making – providing the leading business & human rights resource and guidance hub, to assist civil society, companies and others.

In Ukraine the Resource Centre is represented by Ella SKYBENKO, Eastern Europe/Central Asia Researcher & Representative.

She joined the Resource Centre in 2008 and is responsible for research and outreach in the Eastern Europe, Balkan region incl., & Central Asia.

Ella SKYBENKO is a Ukrainian national. Her education: Master degree in International Relations with specialization in the International Law from the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv; MSc in Global Health at the University of Manchester; MA in International Human Rights from the University of Denver.

Her mother tongues are Ukrainian and Russian. She speaks fluent English.

Contacts: office in Kyiv, cell phone: +38 067 656 76 16,