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[Para ler essa história em inglês, clique aqui] A Universidade de Nottingham, o Centro de Estudos e Pesquisas BRICS da Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, o Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos, a Repórter Brasil ...
Brazil-UK: Forced labour, due diligence & beef and timber supply chains research results, includes outreach to companies
[To read this story in Portuguese, click here] The University of Nottingham, BRICS Policy Centre, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Reporter Brasil and Core Coalition, with the support of the British Academy, have conducted a research on th...