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Application window to apply for VPI Membership is open until September 15

To be considered for VPI membership, an applicant must demonstrate that it meets the entry criteria for the category it is applying to — Corporate, Government, NGO, or Observer.

Read moreJuly 25, 2022

Position Available:  Senior Communications Officer

We are looking for a creative and self-starting Senior Communications Officer to join a small, dynamic team growing and strengthening our initiative. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis. Due date to submit applications is July 14, 2022.

Read moreJune 22, 2022

Voluntary Principles Initiative Welcomes New Members

New Members were approved during the 2022 Annual Plenary Meeting of the VPI, which took place in Toronto on May 17-20.

Read moreJune 14, 2022

VPI Launches Conflict Analysis Tool for Companies

New tool, developed by a Working Group comprised of VPI Members and Observers, is available to support practitioners working in fragile and conflict-affected contexts.

Read moreMay 31, 2022

Voluntary Principles Initiative Launches Strategic Evaluation

This important work will include an evaluation of strategic objectives and will help shape the future of the Initiative.

Read moreMay 2, 2022

Application Window for VPI Membership is open until March 31

Organizations interested in becoming a member of the Voluntary Principles Initiative need to submit their application in writing no later than March 31, 2022.

Read moreFebruary 4, 2022

VPs101: New Resource Shows How to Maintain Security in Compliance with Human Rights in 10 Steps

The Voluntary Principles Initiative is proud to launch a new tool to support companies and security professionals in starting their efforts to establish a meaningful security and human rights program that includes implementing the VPSHR by following 10 steps.

Read moreFebruary 2, 2022

Visit our New Resource Library

The VPI website now offers a variety of resources in just one searchable space. The new Resource Library identifies key resources to support implementation of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights (VPSHR), providing visitors with tools and knowledge in 9 thematic areas.

Read moreFebruary 1, 2022

Request for Proposals for Strategic Review of the VPI – Deadline extension

The Voluntary Principles Initiative issued an RFP to perform an organizational and strategic evaluation of the Initiative. The new submission deadline is January 24, 2022, 11:59pm Pacific time.

Read moreJanuary 19, 2022
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