This week's World Economic Forum should acknowledge the premise of widespread abuses and extreme inequality, as well as the role of business in addressing them
Fewer than 30% of people in Burma have access to electricity, and investment is vital. But the danger is this will come at the expense of the poor
On International Workers' Day we should reflect on abuses such as forced labour, discrimination and privacy rights abuses
One year ago, on 24 April 2013, Rana Plaza, an eight-story factory building in Savar, near Dhaka, collapsed. More than 1300 garment workers were killed, mostly women. In addition to deaths, the...
At the Global Child Forum in Stockholm last Friday, a survey on “Children’s Rights and the Corporate Sector” provided a wake-up call.
Alsu Nasyrova speaking to Evgeniya Chirikova a Russian environmental activist fighting to protect the Khimki forest from the construction of a high speed road.
Singapore’s Transboundary Haze and Pollution Bill is one potentially game-changing initiative in the area of business and human rights in Southeast Asia
Over the past three days, over 700 delegates from 50 countries came together in San Francisco to discuss technology and human rights at RightsCon...
Business & human rights in Guinea: Urgent action needed by companies & government to avoid business involvement in abuse, improve contributions to transparency & poverty reduction28/02/14 |
We have just returned from a mission to Guinea, to learn about the impacts of business on human rights there. We found the country at a turning point.
The world's costliest Olympics has been built on exploitation, discrimination and a deafening silence, writes Ella Skybenko