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2019

Could Finnish presidency fix labour-chain abuse? - EU Observer, 15 February 2019

#FinnishEUPresidency urged to toughen up human rights rules on business - EU Reporter, 15 February 2019

The rising tide of regulations on business and human rights: Could Asia be next? (Quotes BHRRC) - Eco Business, 13 February 2019

Vale suspended from Corporate Human Rights Benchmark over dam disaster - Ethical Corporation, 1 Feburary 2019

It’s not just the Spice Girls, exploitative clothing is everywhere (by BHRRC's Danielle McMullan) - Left Foot Forward, 31 January 2019

Middle East: Firms accused of ‘failing’ migrant workers, Construction News, 29 January 2019

Anger rises in Brazil after Vale dam disaster (Quotes BHRRC's Julia Mello Neiva), Financial Times, 28 January 2019

From Mariana to Brumadinho: the mining victims the world forgets, New Statesman, 28 January 2019

Why local capacity building could solve the Spice Girls’ problem (Quotes BHRRC's Phil Bloomer) - Innovation Forum, 25 January 2019

The UK should listen to MPs and fix the holes in the Modern Slavery Act, Ethical Corporation, 25 January 2019

The difference between a worker and an exec? About 4,400 years, (Quotes Phil Bloomer), Ozy.com, 22 January 2019

Roads to serfdom (Cites BHRRC modern slavery research) - The Law Society Gazette, 21 January 2019

Moda, supply chain opaca sul lavoro (Italian), EticaNews, 21 January 2019

Why businesses are nothing without strong human rights (co-written by BHRRC's Mauricio Lazala) - World Economic Forum, 16 January 2019

Adidas and Gap top sustainable fashion supply chain rankings, Edie.net, 8 January 2019

Gareth Snell: Our modern slavery law is not fit for purpose - LabourList, 7 January, 2019 

KnowTheChain analiza el comportamiento social del sector moda y calzado (Spanish), Pinker Moda, 2 January 2019

2018

Labour abuses continue to plague major global brands, Fashionating World, 30 December 2018

Adidas é a marca de roupas que mais combate o trabalho escravo, diz ONG (Spanish), Epoca Negocios, 28 December 2018

RDC : Plaidoyer pour une meilleure gestion des ressources naturelles (French), Aliou Diouf of BHHRC, La Tribune Afrique, 26 December 2018

De nieuwste sneakers: hoe bloed, zweet en tranen aan de basis liggen (Dutch), Manners, 25 December 2018 

Modern-day slavery still exists in the fashion industry, report reveals, The National, 20 December 2018

KnowTheChain представила рейтинг брендов одежды и обуви, использующих рабский труд (Russian), Foxtime.ru,18 December 2018

Modern Slavery May be in Your Sneaker Supply Chains, Report Finds, Sourcing Journal, 17 December 2018

Fashion Industry Falling Short on Addressing Labor Abuses, Triple Pundit, 17 December 2018

Did 'slave labour' make your designer bag? - Daily Mail, 16 December 2018

'Made in esclavitud': el trabajo forzado en la industria textil y de calzado (Spanish), Marketing Directory, 16 December 2018 

Did a slave make your sneakers? The answer is: probably, Fast Company, 14 December 2018

Adidas and Gap Among Top Companies Eradicating Forced Labour in Supply Chains, New York Magazine, 13 December 2018

KnowTheChain Ranks Adidas, Lululemon Among Top-Scoring Brands, Women's Wear Daily, 12 December 2018

Major apparel brands still failing to tackle worker exploitation, Just-Style, 12 December 2018

Apparel, footwear brands failing to tackle exploitation, Fibre2Fashion, 12 December 2018

New business and human rights treaty takes shape (by BHRRC's Maysa Zorob) - Open Global Rights, 11 December 2018

Universal Declaration of Human Rights changed the world, says Phil Bloomer (audio), BBC Newshour, 10 December 2018

International corporations come out in defence of human rights campaigners, Left Foot Forward, 10 December 2018

تقرير يدعو للحد من اتساع قطاع العمل غير المنظم في "الانشاءات . (Al Ghad news, 10 Dec 2018)

Foot Locker, Skechers among lowest-scoring brands on forced labor, Supply Chain Dive, 7 December 2018

Weekly podcast: Insight from modern slavery’s front-line (audio), Innovation Forum, 7 December 2018

KnowTheChain、アパレル43社の強制労働対応ランキング2018。ファストリ21位、しまむら最下位 (Japansese), Sustainable Japan, 7 December 2018

Skoföretagen som är bäst och sämst på att stoppa tvångsarbete i leverantörsleden (Swedish), Aktuell Hallbarhet , 6 December 2018

Apparel & Footwear Benchmark Findings Report, yourSRI, 6 December 2018

De löper störst risk bära skor av tvångsarbetare (Swedish), Di, 6 December 2018

Footlocker och Skecher kan göra mycket mer för att förhindra tvångsarbete (Swedish), VA, 6 December 2018

Syrian workers exploited in Lebanon and Jordan (video), Middle East Monitor, 6 December 2018

Fashion labels failing to adequately combat forced labor: report, Luxury Daily, 5 December 2018

Know The Chain 2018 Apparel and Footwear Benchmark released, Briefing Corporate Citizenship, 5 December 2018

Major brands failing to tackle worker exploitation, study shows, Fashion United, 5 December 2018 (German, Spanish)

Refugees at risk amid weak labour protections in Lebanon, Jordan: Report, Middle East Eye, 4 December 2018

Construction companies failing to protect refugee workers in Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East Monitor, 4 December 2018

Apparel and footwear industry fails exploitation prevention test, new report finds, Fashion Network, 4 December 2018 (French, Spanish)

Apparel brands lag on exploitation in supply chains, Apparel Insider, 4 December 2018

Major Apparel and Footwear Brands Failing to Tackle the Exploitation of Vulnerable Workers, Market Watch, 3 December 2018

Refugees at risk amid weak labour protections in Lebanon, Jordan: Report, Middle East Eye, 3 December 2018

Construction companies failing to protect refugee workers in Jordan, Lebanon: study, Umberto Bacchi, Reuters, 4 December 2018 (reprinted on ReliefWeb, AllAfrica.com, BeirutBizReport.com, The Peninsula (Qatar), Gulan Media (Kurdish), and Egypt Today)

Satellites to survivors: five goals for the anti-slavery fight in 2019, Thomson Reuters, December 2018

New business and human rights treaty takes shape, Maysa Zorob in OpenGlobalRights, December 2018

From abuse to abortion laws: the world's 12 hot topics in 2018, The Guardian, December 2018

COP24: Human rights concerns cast a shadow over U.N. climate summit, Mongabay, December 2018

U.N. reaches 'remarkable' but vague 'milestone' in anti-slavery fight, Thomson Reuters, December 2018

Opening Up Sugar Contracts in Southeast Asia: An Interview with Golda Benjamin, State of the Planet, December 2018

Abuse rife in construction industry: report, Finbar Anderson, Daily Star (Lebanon), 3 December 2018

UK's Tetley reveals tea suppliers in push for slave-free sourcing, Thomson Reuters, November 2018

New human rights ranking shows most firms have barely left the starting line, Phil Bloomer in Ethical Corporation, November 2018

Britain's top firms 'wholly inadequate' in tackling slavery, survey finds, Sustainable Procurement News, Eco Vadis, 21 November 2018

FTSE 100 "Wholly Inadequate" in Fighting Slavery, Freedom United, 19 November 2018

Britain's top firms 'wholly inadequate' in tackling slavery, survey finds, Thomson Reuters, 19 November 2018

US companies perform twice as badly as Europeans on human rights ranking, Ethical Corporation, November 2018

Team formed to overhaul expatriate labour regulations, Ana V. Ibáñez Prieto, The Jordan Times, 1 November 2018

Migrants claim recruiters lured them into forced labour at top Qatar hotel, The Guardian, October 2018

Fighting for human rights makes both moral and business sense, The Hill, October 2018

‘We have to make sure our clean-energy future is good for people, too’, Eniko Horvath in Ethical Corporation, October 2018

Is Asos Forging Ahead As The Most Conscious High-Street Brand?, Vogue, September 2018

Investors ignore human rights at their peril, Financial Times, September 2018

Australia targets big business with world's 2nd anti-slavery law, Thomson Reuters, September 2018

Modern slavery is an abhorrent crime and a serious abuse of human rights, Devon Live, August 2018

Call for Thailand to Stand Strong on Human Rights, The Maritime Executive, August 2018

UK businesses slow to tackle slavery under landmark law: survey, Thomson Reuters, July 2018

UK businesses slow to tackle slavery under landmark law: survey, Kieran Guilbert, Reuters, 30 July

Defending land and environmental rights has become an increasingly deadly endeavor, Nafisa Eltahir, The Intercept, 24 July

Key player quits dirty Western Sahara phosphate game, Sahara Press Service, 23 July

The three things you need to know about the new Modern Slavery legislation, Robin Mellon, The Fifth Estate, 12 July

Modern slavery: increasing scrutiny on public procurement, Chris Syder, Lexology, 12 July

British retailers call for progress on ‘weak’ corporate anti-slavery commitments, Sarah George, edie.net, 4 July

UK businesses must make tackling modern slavery business-critical, experts warn, Sarah George, edie.net, 29 June

Powerful New Yorkers Are Criminalizing Ecuadorians Seeking Relief From Chevron, Karen Hinton, TruthOut, 28 June

Are courts the new front line for climate justice?, Maysa Zorob and Marion Cadier, Thomas Reuters Foundation News, 13 June

RightsCon 2018: Trends, lessons and connections, Amalini De Sayrah, Groundviews, 2 June 

تقرير: عمالة غير رسمية تسيطر على قطاع البناء الأردني (Arabic), Alghad Articles, 22 May 2018

Foreign workers still subject to exploitation due to fragile legal status - report, Ana V. Ibáñez Prieto, The Jordan Times, 22 May

Natural gas project that promised economic boom leaves PNG in ‘worse state’: report,  Isabel Esterman, Mongabay Series: Southeast Asian infrastructure, 17 May

Brands sourcing from Jordan must do more for refugees, Francis Churchill, Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS), 9 May 2018

Videos of African children giving personalised birthday greetings – sold on Chinese e-commerce websites – divide opinion, Rachel Cheung, South China Morning Post, 6 May 

New Survey Claims Migrant Worker Abuse in Jordan, International Development Systems (IDS), 4 May 2018

US brands challenged on migrant worker abuse in Jordan, Michelle Russell, Just-Style, 3 May

US apparel brands challenged on Jordan migrant workers, David Styles, EcoTextile, 2 May

Turkish clothing and textile exporters in bullish mood, Jozef De Coster, Just-Style, 1 May 

Nigerian fishermen fight for permission to appeal oil pollution ruling, The Brief Team, The Times:The Brief, 30 April 

Big brands from Nestle to Walmart back sustainable supply chain drive to eradicate slavery, The Japan Times, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 26 April 

Big brands from Nestle to Walmart back sustainable supply chain drive, Kieran Guilbert, Reuters, 25 April

'Wake up call' as luxury fashion brands criticized over supply chain slavery risk, Lin Taylor, Reuters, 23 April

Respecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as Renewable Energy Grows, Radhika Shah and Phil Bloomer, Stanford Social Innovation Review, 23 April

Australia must legislate to prevent modern slavery in our supply chains, Amy Sinclair and Felicitas Weber, The Guardian, 11 April 

Britain's top suppliers flout landmark anti-slavery law, Kieran Guilbert, Reuters, 22 March

Is landmark UK law falling short in fight against modern slavery? Anna Ionova, Reuters, 19 March

Tech industry unaware of mica's shady origins, Khmer Times, Reuters, 15 March

Tech companies reliant on mica despite child labor fears - campaigners, Kieran Guilbert, Reuters, 14 March

'Attacks and killings': human rights activists at growing risk, study claims, Annie Kelly, The Guardian, 9 March

Lydian International shareholders respond to concerns of Armenian nature protection activists, translated and edited by Stepan Kocharyan, Armenpress, 27 February

Killings and threats against land rights defenders soar in 2017: rights group, Umberto Bacchi, 6 February

Tim Mohin: ‘The world doesn’t need more CSR reports’, Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation, 4 February

Editorial: Extended Rights to Qatar Campus, Editorial Board, The Hoya, 26 January

BHRRC: An expanding resource for corporate accountability, Sudeep Chakravarti, LiveMint, 25 January

Maritime reporting platform for human rights abuses, Fiji Times Online, 24 January

Global Maritime Human Rights Reporting Platform Launched, The Maritime Executive, 21 January

Corporate Transparency: Continuing focus on supply chains, Lexology 3 January

Was Your Smartphone Built in a Sweatshop? Michelle Chen, The Nation, 2 January 

2017

UK: Corporate Transparency: Continuing Focus On Supply Chains, Doug Bryden and Laura Spota, Mondaq News Alert, 18 December

Business and Human Rights: Key 2017 developments and the road ahead, Lexology, 11 December 

Britain urged to name and shame firms that exploit workers, Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters, 21 November

Rights groups criticize Qatar's 'very low' $200 minimum wage, Olivia Cuthbert, Arab News, 18 November

Tackling modern-day slavery within global supply chains, Financier Worldwide, 15 November 

Zara Factory Workers Give Voice to Turkey's Supply Chain Problems, Arthur Friedman, Sourcing Journal, 7 November

Are Europe's Biggest Retailers Doing Enough to Address Refugee Rights?, The Fashion Law, 6 November

Nuevo informe del CIEDH sobre explotación laboral de refugiados sirios en fábricas textiles en Turquía. Euronews, 3 November

Top retailers fail to stop refugee abuse, Euronews, 3 November

'Avrupa'nın büyük giyim markaları Türkiye'de çalışan Suriyeli mültecilerin sırtından kâr ediyor', BBC Turkey, 3 November

European chains profit on the back of Syrian refugees in Turkish factories: watchdog, Kieren Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 3 November

Refugee exploitation persists in Turkey supply chains, Michelle Russell, Just Style, 3 November

Sense in sustainability: the changing focus for boards, Ruth Sullivan, Board Agenda, 1 November

FTSE 100 companies not doing enough to fight against modern slavery, The Good Shopping Guide, 31 October 2017

Modern slavery laws are improving business at home and abroad, Andrew Rosling & Katie Kinloch, The Times, 26 October 2017

Responding to Modern Slavery - New UK Benchmarking Report, Herbert Smith Freehills, 24 October 2017

UK report has found the FTSE 100 is struggling to comply with UK Modern Slavery Act reporting requirements, Minter Ellison, 20 October 2017

FTSE100 companies need to do more to protect women and girls from sex trafficking, Tsitsi Matekaire, The London Economic, 18 October 2017

Modern slavery statements: key updates for employers, Stephen Simpson, Personnel Today, 18 October 2017

Britain's top firms fail to tackle slavery with 'tick box' culture, Umberto Bacchi, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 17 October 2017

FTSE 100 Companies Fall Short on Slavery Statements, Report Says, Ben DiPietro, Wall Street Journal, 16 October 2017

Modern Slavery Guidance Updated by UK's Home Office, Tim Wright, Lexology, 16 October 2017

Opinion: FTSE 100 not doing enough to tackle modern slavery, Phil Bloomer, Ethical Corp, 16 October 2017

Governments have the tools, now they must deliver an international agreement on modern slavery, Phil Bloomer and Sharan Burrow, Equal Times, 13 October 2017

HeidelbergCement's transparent excuses for complicity in Israel's crimes, Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 11 October 2017

What the 'renewables rush' means for human rights, Roberta Pinamonti, GreenBiz, October 4 2017

Reporting on slavery in supply chains is not about "naming and shaming" companies - it's about ending the horrendous abuse, Nick Grono, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 22 September

Sustainable Investments Are Not Always What They Seem, Heather Grady, Stanford Social Innovation Review, 21 September 2017

Spain and Chile Launch National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, Raquel Flórez and Emily Holland, Lexology, 5 September 2017

Australia is the next major opportunity for the global modern slavery movement, Amy Sinclair, Reuters, 4 September

France briefing: Taking aim at corporate human rights abuse, Stuart Buckman, Ethical Corp, 17 August 2017

Is the AIIB Really 'Lean, Clean and Green'?, Lowell Chow, The Diplomat, 2 August 2017

Business and the social contract, Sudeep Chakravarti, Live Mint, 20 July 2017

Modern Slavery Act annual reporting: the risks of falling short on compliance, Chris Syder and Vicky Hudson, Penningtons Manches LLP, Lexology, 10 July 2017  

Migrant workers bear the brunt of Qatar rift, Phil Bloomer, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 6 July 2017

Compliance Check: Gaps and Good Practices Appear in Modern Slavery Statements, Ulyana Androsova, LexisNexis, 26 June 2017

The Modern Slavery Act 2015: Overview and Future Developments, Natasha Reurts, Lexology, June 22 2017

Slavery is a weak link in corporate supply chains, Lindsay Fortado, Financial Times, 22 June 2017

When corporate impunity trumps human rights, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 22 June 2017

Politics of Death: Body count mounts in worldwide wars over land, Paola Totaro and Matthew Ponsford, Thomson Reuters Foundation, June 19 2017

Eastman Chemical resigns from trade group, Marc S. Reisch, Chemical & Engineering News, June 19 2017

The Energy 202: Paris climate accord divides industrial trade group, Dino Grandoni, Washington Post, 13 June 2017

Violaciones a los derechos humanos de empresas y autoridades mexicanas serán evidenciadas en Ginebra, Érika Ramírez, Contralínea, 7 June 2017

Puebla, con más casos de abusos a derechos humanos por industrias extractivas, Lorena González Guzmán, Angulo7, 6 June 2017

Report Asks Investors to Respect Human Rights On Clean Energy Projects, Devin Thorpe, Forbes, 23 May 2017 

Renewable energy projects 'violating people's rights', Desmond Davies, Ghana News Agency, 26 May 2017

What about the 'S' in ESG? New Guidelines for Evaluating Companies' Social Performance, Michael Laermann, Sustainable Brands, 29 May 2017

Why it's getting harder (and more dangerous) to hold companies accountable, Ciara Dowd and Elodie Aba, openDemocracy, 23 May 2017 [Also available in Español and Français]

Modern Slavery Act - staying ahead of the field, Colin Godfrey (Taylor Wessing), Lexology, 12 May 2017

Alleged labour abuses: Panasonic and Samsung reforms fall short, say activists, Pete Pattisson, The Guardian, 9 May 2017

Phil Bloomer: how to learn from leading companies on modern slavery, Phil Bloomer and Ian Welsh, Innovation Forum, 5 May 2017

Solar and wind energy: Driver of conflict or force for peace?, Dario Kenner, Why Green Economy?, May 2017

Renewable energy faces growing human rights concerns, Robin Hicks, Eco-Business, 3 May 2017

As land conflicts rise, clean energy investors face financial risks, Laurie Goering, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 26 April 2017

Renewable energy investments face human rights scrutiny, Dennis Price, Impact Alpha, 26 April 2017

Forced Labor Still Looms in IT, Food and Beverages, Jan Lee, Triple Pundit, 25 April 2017

Modern Slavery - An Update, Paul Davies, Jumana Rahman & Michael D. Green, Lexology, 24 April 2017

Diamonds are not all girls' best friends, Joy Mabenge, Mail & Guardian Africa, 3 April 2017

A year after the UK Modern Slavery Act, time for a Global Modern Slavery Agreement?, Phil Bloomer, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 31 March 2017

Why UK companies cannot ignore modern slavery reporting, Phil Bloomer, Board Agenda, 29 March 2017

Civil rights are under attack. Here’s why the business world should care, Mauricio Lazala, Global Agenda, World Economic Forum, 27 March 2017

UK construction coalition launches anti-slavery charter, Adrian Bishop, OPP.Today, 23 March 2017

Construction coalition to raise awareness of modern slavery, Catherine Rowell, Global Construction, 23 March 2017

Efforts to clean up global supply chains so far come up short, Jeffrey Vogt, OpenDemocracy, 22 March 2017

Human Rights rankings: no perfect company, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint.com, 16 March 2017

HR E-briefing: Modern slavery reporting: the verdict - one year on, Thomas Player, Lexology, 16 March 2017

'No Scope for Complacency' as Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Reveals 2017 Findings, Moe Myint, The Irrawaddy, 15 March 2017

The Morning Risk Report: Teething Problems Complying with U.K. Modern Slavery Act, Mara Lemos Stein, Wall Street Journal, 14 March 2017 

Lords, loopholes and corporate crime, Fiona Gooch, Traidcraft, 14 March 2017

Top Companies Ranked by Respect for Human Rights, Saxon Norgard, RightsInfo, 14 March 2017

The World's Leading Companies on Human Rights, Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit, 13 March 2017

Aviva-backed benchmark ranks companies on human rights, Samuel Agini, Financial News, 13 March 2017

NGOs: Prosecute big business for corruption and human rights abuses, John van der Luit-Drummond, Solicitors Journal, 9 March 2017

How many more deaths? Companies and human rights defenders: some thoughts from Latin America, Karen Hudlet, Equal Times, 9 March 2017 [Also available in Spanish]

The energy sector post-Paris, Jim McClelland, Raconteur, 2 March 2017 

Ethical issues remain in the fashion industry, Jim McClelland, Raconteur, 23 February 2017 

French bill would require businesses to adopt supply chain due diligence programs, Just Means, 13 February 2017

NGO voices: The perfect storm that led to Human Rights at Sea, David Hammond, Human Rights at Sea, Ethical Corporation, 6 February 2017

100,000 may have died but there is still no justice over Indonesian air pollution, Elodie Aba and Bobbie Sta. Maria, The Guardian, 4 February 2017

More death and injury mar Chinese-backed coal power station in Bangladesh, Global Construction Review, 3 February 2017

Informe de organización internacional sobre amenazas y ataques a defensores de derechos humanos releva alarmante aumento en el número de casos en América Latina, El Ciudadano, 25 January 2017

How the UK Modern Slavery Act can find its bite, Patricia Carrier & Joe Bardwell, Open Democracy, 24 January 2017 

Ready or not: Universities and reporting requirements under the UK Modern Slavery Act, Olga Martin-Ortega, International Learning Lab on Public Procurement and Human Rights, 17 January 2017 

A new corporate benchmark for human rights, Sundeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 12 January 2017

Modern slavery statements: seeing evidence of company action, Cindy Berman, Ethical Trading Initiative, 11 January 2017 

 

2016

Fortifying Civic Participation Worldwide, Miriam Niehaus, Stanford Social Innovation Review, 29 December 2016

Five On Friday – Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely, Sarah A. Altschuller, Foley Hoag LLP, Mondaq, 28 December 2016 

Export-Import Bank gave $8.5bn to Mexico oil firm despite deadly accidents, Gilda di Carli, Guardian, 28 December 2016

Scourge of slavery can sprout up at the dining table, Cristina Talens, Yorkshire Post, 23 December 2016

Learn lessons from first published modern slavery transparency statements, experts recommend, Tom Stocker and Neil Carslaw, Out-Law.com, 22 December 2016

Environmental Defenders Are Being Murdered at an Unprecedented Rate, Says UN Special Rapporteur, Bethany N. Bella and Geoffrey D. Dabelko, New Security Beat, 22 December 2016

Landmark human rights case against world’s biggest fossil fuel firms pushes on, Ping Manongdo, Eco-Business, 13 December 2016 (Also featured in AlterNet)

Prada, Kering Group severely need to reassess forced-labor practices: report, Brielle Jaekel, Luxury Daily, 12 December 

Human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds, Greenpeace Southeast Asia, Eco-Business, 10 December 2016 

It's in our hands to fight the rise of blame and bigotry, Phil Bloomer, Ethical Corporation, 21 December 2016

Labour market badly hit by oil price fall, Porimol Palma, The Daily Star, 17 December 2016

Report: Prada, Gucci Fail to Address Sweatshop Labor in Their Supply Chains, Jasmin Malik Chua, Ecouterre, 16 December 2016

Hong Kong lags behind in the battle against modern-day slavery, Lowell Chow, South China Morning Post, 16 December 2016 

REPORT: Gucci, Balenciaga, Prada Have More Forced Labor in their Supply Chains than H&M, The Fashion Law, 9 December 2016

Inditex, aprobado en transparencia en la cadena de suministro, Mondaes, 9 December 2016

Blood Diamonds: More than One Fifth of Diamonds Sold Worldwide are Funding Bloodshed and Violence, Sean Clinton, Global Research, 9 December 2016

NGO rüffelt Prada für mangelndes Engagement gegen Zwangsarbeit, Tobias Bayer, TextilWirtschaft, 9 December 2016 

Apparel Companies Still Have an Abysmal Record on Forced Labor, Leon Kaye, Triple Pundit, 9 December 2016  

"프라다, 강제노동 예방노력 '거의 빵점'…아디다스 81점", Yonhap News, 9 December 2016

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies, Business Mirror, 9 December 2016

Has the Gulf cleaned up its act before Qatar 2022?, The World Weekly, 8 December 2016

One (Very) Good Reason to Feel Good About Buying Adidas, Gap, and H&M, Scott Christian, Esquire, 8 December 2016

Adidas Making Strides To Address Human Trafficking & Forced Labor, Nike & Others Still Lagging, Sheena Butler-Young, Footwear News, 8 December 2016

Prada scored frighteningly low on newly released forced labor index, Whitney Bauck, Fashionista, 8 December 2016

These Four Brands Are Fighting Forced Labor in Their Supply Chains, Apparel, 8 December 2016

New Benchmarks, Empowerment Program Aim to Eradicate Worker Exploitation in Apparel Supply Chains, Libby MacCarthy, Sustainable Brands, 8 December 2016 

Prada found wanting in assessment of forced labour safeguards, Annie Kelly, Guardian, 8 December 2016

Call to better protect Gulf migrant workers, Adrian Bishop, OPP.Today, 6 December 2016 

State-owned enterprises in China could be an entry point for human rights, Qian Cheng, 6 December 2016 

Safe workplaces not being ensured: Study, Belal Hossain Biplob, The Daily Star, 6 December 2016

Qatari And FIFA Pledges On Worker Rights Have Little Impact On Construction Companies – Analysis, Eurasia Review, 5 December 2016

Report lambasts construction’s failure to tackle worker abuse in the Gulf, The Construction Index, 5 December 2016

South Korean Construction Industry Silent on Worker Abuse in Gulf States, Daniel Corks, Korean Exposé, 5 December 2016

World Cup Soccer: Qatari and FIFA Pledges on Worker Rights Have Little Impact on Construction Companies, James M. Dorsey, Centre for Research on Globalization, 5 December 2016 (Also featured in International Policy Digest)

Slavery and access to justice, Leigh Day, 2 December 2016

Modern Slavery Business Reporting: Beyond Compliance, Reed Smith LLP, 1 December 2016 

Renewable energy is violating human rights as much as fossil fuels have for decades, Justine Calma, Quartz, 25 November 2016

Trump Vows to Disrupt Trade—Progressives Need to Push Him in the Right Direction, Michelle Chen, Working In These Times, 22 November 2016

Collaboration 'strongest weapon against slavery, Ethical Corporation, 21 November 2016

Human Rights: The business case for backing civil rights defenders, Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation, 17 November 2016

Modern Slavery Act compliance - A cut and paste job?, Shoosmiths LLP, 15 November 2016

What's the True Cost of Cheap Clothing?, Scott Christian, Esquire, 14 November 2016

Migrant Workers Widespread in Food Supply Chain, Triple Pundit, 10 November 2016

Slow start for Modern Slavery Act, Board Agenda, Gavin Hinks, 8 November 2016

Criticisms of slavery statements, a focus on prosecuting offenders and imposing STPOs: the year that taught us the Modern Slavery Act is not a tick-box exercise, Kingsley Napley, 7 November 2016 

Five steps to ensure climate action does not harm human rights, Eniko Horvath, Eco-Business, 7 November 2016

Forced labour in food industry: ‘Progress has been slow’ says report, Will Chu, Food Navigator, 2 November 2016

Carbon majors respond to climate and human rights inquiry, Megan Darby, Climate Change News, 27 October 2016

Child refugees in Turkey making clothes for M&S, Zara, Mango, Asos, Ethical Corporation, 27 October 2016

Turquie : le calvaire des réfugiés syriens dans les ateliers Mango ou Zara, L'OBS, 26 October 2016

Turquie: des réfugiés syriens exploités chez des sous-traitants d’Asos ou Mango -Vidéo, Anti-K, 26 October 2016

Syrische Fashion brands ignore “endemic” abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkey - watchdog Geflüchtete in türkischen Textilfabriken, UmweltDialog, 26 October 2016

Ausbeutung von Flüchtlingen: BBC erhebt Vorwürfe gegen Modehersteller, Handelsblatt, 26 October 2016

Phil Bloomer Interview on ZDF reportage: Ausbeutung minderjähriger Flüchtlinge im türk. Textilsektor?, ZDF Heute Journal, 26 October 2016

Marks and Spencer, Asos : des réfugiés syriens exploités dans leurs ateliers turcs, Le Monde, 25 October 2016

BBC Exposé Reveals Child Refugees Making Clothes for British High Street, Jasmin Malik Chua, Ecouterre, 25 October 2016

M&S and Zara in Syria refugee sweatshop storm: Suppliers accused of exploiting children to make cheap clothes for the chains, Al Sham Info, 25 October 2016  

Fashion brands ignore “endemic” abuse of Syrian refugees in Turkey – watchdog, Timothy Large, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 25 October 2016

Turchia, i minorenni siriani nelle fabbriche dei grandi marchi,  Le Persone e la Dignità - Corriere Della Sera, 25 October 2016  

BBC: “Syrische kinderen in Turkije maken kledij voor Britse winkels”, Het Nieuwsblad, 25 October 2016

Модни компании пренебрегват експлоатацията на бежанци в турски фабрики, показва доклад, Dnevnik.bg, 25 October 2016 

Ünlü markalara 'Türkiye'deki mülteci çocukları istismar' suçlaması, Mynet, 25 October 2016

Zara, Mango etc: Flüchtlingskinder schuften für Modehersteller, Südtirol Online, 25 October 2016 

供應鏈剝削敘難民 時裝品牌未提供保護, 新聞中心首頁_新浪網-北美, 25 October 2016

Danielle McMullan interview on Syrian children making clothes for Irish retailers, Newstalk Breakfast, Newstalk 106-108fm, 25 October 2016

Here’s Why Syrian Refugees Are Making Clothes For Zara, Asos, And M&S, Sara Spary, Buzzfeed UK, 25 October 2016

Sírios são vítimas de trabalho em regime de escravidão na Turquia, diz BBC, Centro de Estudos das Relações de Trabalho e Desigualdades, 24 October 2016

Dvanáct hodin u stroje. Syrské děti v Turecku šijí pro Zaru, Mango i M&S, IDNES.cz, 24 October 2016

Syriska flyktingbarn syr kläder åt Mango och Zara, Caroline Englund, DN.se, 24 October 2016

Pengungsi anak Suriah dipekerjakan di pabrik merek Eropa, BBC News Indonesia, 24 October 2016

Copiii sirienilor refugiaţi în Turcia, exploataţi în fabrici care produc haine de firmă pentru Europa, Independent, 24 October 2016

Syrian refugee kids among £1-an-hour workers making clothes for Marks and Spencer and Asos, Daily Record, 24 October 2016

Syrian refugee children ‘making clothes for British firms in Turkish factories’, Press Association, 24 October 2016

Syryjskie dzieci szyją ubrania dla sklepów w UK, mojawyspa, 24 October 2016

BBC Panorama: Προσφυγόπουλα από τη Συρία δουλεύουν σε εργοστάσια ρούχων στην Τουρκία, Lifo, 24 October 2016

Crianças sírias escravizadas na Turquia por fornecedores de marcas de roupa, Expresso, 24 October 2016

Are Child Refugees In Turkey Making Your Clothes?, Alice Casely-Hayford, Refinery29, 24 October 2016

Çocuk mülteciler Türkiye'de tekstil atölyelerinde çalıştırılıyor, Ogretmendiyari, 24 October 2016 

Asos, Marks & Spencer found illegally using Syrian child labour in Turkey, Daisy Wyatt, iNews, 24 October 2016

Syrian refugee children making Marks and Spencer, Zara, Mango and Asos clothes in Turkey – report, Nandini Krishnamoorthy, International Business Times UK, 24 October 2016

Syrian Refugee Children Working in Turkish Sweatshops Making UK Clothes - Undercover BBC Investigation Finds, Don Crothers, The Inquisitr, 24 October 2016

M&S and Zara in Syria refugee sweatshop, Sean Poulter, Daily Mail, 24 October 2016

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Danielle McMullan interview on Undercover: The Refugees Who Make Our Clothes, BBC Panorama, BBC One, 24 October 2016

Danielle McMullan interview on BBC Breakfast, BBC News, 24 October 2016 

Fünf Maßnahmen der DAX30 Unternehmen zur Achtung der Menschenrechte, CSR-News, 23 October 2016

FTSE 100 falls short on reporting under Modern Slavery Act, Gavin Hinks, Board Agenda, 18 October 2016

Home secretary Amber Rudd strengthens police response to modern slavery, EasternEye, 18 October 2016

Factory toilet break ban sparks outrage in Serbia, Kensington Chelsea & Westminister, 18 October 2016

British Business Is Failing Modern Day, John Oldfield, Huffington Post, 18 October 2016 

Does UK's landmark anti-slavery law live up to the hype?, Timothy Large, Thomson Reuters, 18 October 2016 

FTSE100 slavery reports 'expose shocking inaction', Will Green in Ethics, Risk, Supply Chain, 17 October 2016

Marks & Spencer top for modern slavery reporting, Michelle Russell, Just-Style, 17 October 2016

Forced labor risk: major food and beverage brands response inadequate, says KnowTheChain, PRNewswire, 17 October 2016

British companies told 'no excuse for inaction' against slavery, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 17 October 2016

FTSE 100 slow to report on fight against modern slavery, Jane Croft, Financial Times, 15 October 2016

Statement on lastest Hilary Clinton corruption revelations, PoliticalNews.me, 7 October 2016

Oxfam takes its supply chain seriously. Others should follow, Sharan Burrow, Equal Times, 6 October 2016

Slavery Act: UK companies under fire over statements, Board Agenda, Gavin Hinks, 4 October 2016

No company wants slavery in its supply chain, so why are so many sitting on their hands?, Phil Bloomer in Thomson Reuters Foundation, 3 October 2016

How companies can eliminate modern slavery through best practice, Phil Bloomer, Ethical Corporation, 1 October 2016

Monitoring Supply Chains To Prevent Slavery, SGS, 30 September 2016

Is Your UK Modern Slavery Act Statement Ready?, Claire McNicholas, National Law Review, 28 September 2016

Opinion: Why you need to take notice of the Modern Slavery Act, Brett Hartley, Clyde & Co, 24 September 2016

Call for Action on Human Rights at Sea "Without Exception"- Human Rights Not a Tick-The-Box Exercise, Human Rights at Sea, 21 September 2016

United States: Five On Friday - Five Recent Developments That We've Been Watching Closely, Foley Hoag, 20 September 2016

 
 

[Português] Os Jogos Olímpicos do Rio serão lembrados como os Jogos da exclusão?, Júlia Mello Neiva in El país, 

[français] Derrière une image, la tragédie de millions d'enfants syriens, Tribune de Genève, 19 August 2016

Copper, poverty and tax dodging: At the heart of Zambia's high stakes elections, Joy Mabenge in Africa Arguements, 9 August 2016

[français] N'est-il pas temps de remettre en question l'accord UE-Turquie?, Le Vif, 29 July 2016

What can Brexit teach us about business and human rights?, Phil Bloomer in OpenDemocracy, 21 July 2016

Bennett Freeman: Investors should pay attention to how ICT firms manage forced labour in supply chains, Responsible Investor, 27 June 2016

HP, Apple top list of tech companies fighting forced labor risk, Thompson Reuters Foundation, 24 June 2016

Hitachi and Canon not doing enough to tackle forced labour, says report", Guardian, 23 June 2016, Triple Pundit, 22 June 2016

The technology industry must do more to stop forced labor, Triple Pundit, 22 June 2016

Ranking of 20 Information and Communications Technology Firms on Supply Chain Forced Labor Finds Far More Transparency and Action Needed, PRNewswire, 22 June 2016

Human Rights Council: Call for protection for defenders working on business and human rights, International Service for Human Rights, 17 June 2016

Formula One Backs Up To Baku This Weekend, Steve Hanley, Gas2, 16 June 2016

Investor Coalition Backs First Ever Human Rights Benchmark, Blue & Green Tomorrow, 14 June 2016

Hilary Clinton 'Went to Bat' for Chevron, Betsy Woodruff, The Daily Beast, 10 June 2016

The Gulf: Cleaning up construction, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 10 June 2016

Groups call on F1 and Bernie Ecclestone to take stand against Azerbaijan, Nate Saunders, ESPN, 9 June 2016

F1 'excited' by Baku despite human rights pressure, PaddockTalk, 8 June 2016

Motorsport: Bernie Ecclestone is urged to take human rights stand, Jose Ramone, The National, 8 June 2016

F1 urged to speak out on human rights situation in Azerbaijan, Paul Weaver, The Guardian, 7 June 2016

Sport For Rights urges Bernie Ecclestone to make public stand in Azerbaijan, The Daily Mail, 7 June 2016

The Alchemy of Business & Human Rights (Part V): The Culture of Change, Aaron Marr Page, The Huffington Post, 1 June 2016

PH to summon 47 big oil companies to account for climate change, Republic of the Philippines - Philippine Information Agency, 29 May 2016

Are renewable energy companies ready to respect human rights? Eniko Horvath, Business Green, 18 May 2016

The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part IV): The Rules of the Game, Aaron Marr, The Huffington Post, 11 May 2016

The Alchemy of Business and Human Rights (Part III): The Missing Institution, Aaron Marr, The Huffington Post, 11 May 2016

Philippines: Will the next president help the working poor the economy is leaving behind? Bobbie Sta. Maria, Asian Correspondent, 2 May 2016

Turquía: Documentan trabajo infantil de niños y niñas refugiadas en los talleres textiles, Pilar Cebrián, El Confidencial, 27 April 2016

Balfour Beatty and Interserve accused of migrant worker labour abuses in Qatar, Pete Pattison, The Guardian, 13 April 2016

Australian Business & Human Rights: Inaction No Longer Cuts It, Paul Dobson and Shailesh Tyagi, Deloitte, 14 April 2016

Balfour Beatty and Interserve accused of migrant worker labour abuses in Qatar, Pete Pattison, The Guardian, 13 April 2016

Data Control Could Stop Slavery in Apparel Supply Chains, Lyndsay McGregor, Sourcing Journal, 6 April 2016 

The Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Ranks Large Companies' Human Rights Performance, John Kloosterman, Stefan Marculewicz, Michael Congiu, and Lavanga Wijekoon, Littler, 4 April 2016

Major fashion brands are trying to stop their factories in Turkey from exploiting Syrian refugees, Marc Bain, Quartz, 1 April 2016

Primark doubles supplier factory audits in Turkey, Katie Smith, Just-Style, 1 April 2016 

Human Rights at Sea delivers new publication on UN guiding principles on business and human rights in the maritime environment, Hellenic Shipping News, 30 March 2016

Primark ups factory inspections as Europe's refugee numbers swell, Jill Geoghegan, Drapers, 29 March 2016

The Alchemy of "Business and Human Rights" (Part I): The BHR Boom Years, Aaron Marr Page, The World Post, 29 March 2016

What You Need to Know About the Corporate Human Rights Benchmark, Sarah A. Altschuller, Foley Hoag LLP, JD Supra Business Advisor, 28 March 2016

Primark ramps up efforts to tackle worker exploitation in Turkey, Asia, Belinda Goldsmith, Thomson Reuters Foundation News, 28 March 2016

Primark ramps up checks on refugee exploitation, RTE News, 28 March 2016

New Tools Benchmark Corporate Efforts to Eliminate Modern Slavery, Hannah Furlong, Sustainable Brands, 25 March 2016

Can a business ever source responsibly from a war zone? Annie Kelly, The Guardian, 22 March 2016

Making Respect for Human Rights a Competitive Advantage, Thomson Reuters, 22 March 2016

World’s First Ranking of Largest Companies’ Human Rights Performance Begins, Blue & Green Tomorrow, 21 March 2016

A World First: Ranking of Human Rights Performance By Listed Companies Begins, Dina Medland, Forbes, 20 March 2016

Empresas dejan a medias leyes antiesclavitud en Gran Bretaña, Lindsay Fortado, Milenio, 8 March 2016

Lacklustre compliance on anti-slavery law, Lindsay Fortado, Financial Times, 7 March 2016

Firms show patchy compliance with UK anti-slavery requirements, Katie Nguyen, Thomson Reuters Foundation, 7 March 2016

Can we unravel the supply chain? Anthony Westenberg, Toronto Star, 29 February 2016

What can we expect from the EU-Turkey deal over the lives of Syrian refugees? Elif Mendos Kuskonmaz, Open Democracy, 15 February 2016

Made in Turkey, stitched by Syrian children, Rengin Arslan, BBC Turkish, 9 February 2016

Retailers Taking Decisive Action to Protect Syrian Refugees in Their Textile Supply Chain, Ayako Hobbs, The National Law Review, 4 February 2016

Missing Migrant Children, Ma. Ceres P. Doyo, The Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 February 2016

Garment makers not fast enough to stop Syrian refugees from being exploited, Nye Longman, Supply Chain Digital, 3 February 2016

H&M anuló contrato con socio turco por emplear a niños sirios refugiados, Sputnik Mundo, 2 February 2016

Flüchtlingskinder schuften für H&M und Next, Tagesschau, 2 February 2016

Turkish textile association refutes claims over ‘employment of Syrian children in factories,’ Turkish Weekly, 2 February 2016 

SYRIENS – Les grandes marques du textile épinglées pour exploitation de réfugiés en Turquie, Aline Joubert, Le Petit Journal, 2 February 2016

4 firmada Suriyeli mültecilere rastlandı, Violet Ataselim, Haberturk, 2 February 2016 

Syriskt flyktingbarn sydde kläder för H&M, Kim Malmgren, Expressen, 2 February 2016 

Syriskt flyktingbarn arbetade i H&M:s fabric, Niklas, Svahn, Aftonbladet, 2 February 2016

Syrian child labour found in Turkey clothes factories, Arutz Sheva, 2 February 2016

H&M découvre qu'elle emploie des enfants syriens dans ses usines en Turquie (et décide de réagir), Le Huffington Post, 2 February 2016

Turquie: H&M et Next empechent le travail illegal d'enfants syriens, La Parisienne, 2 February 2016 

Arbeiten syrische Flüchtlinge in türkischen Textilfabriken?, Euronews, 2 February 2016

Syrian child labour found in Turkey clothes factories: charity, Agence France Presse, 1 February 2016

Syrian child labour found in Turkey clothes factories, Global Post, 1 February 2016 

Next and H&M tackle use of Syrian children in factories, Jill Geoghegan, Drapers, 1 February 2016

H&M Suriyeli çocukları çalıştırıyor, Fortune Turkey, 1 February 2016 

Σάλος στη Βρετανία με τα προσφυγόπουλα-εργάτες των H&M και NEXT (και όχι μόνο), Alfa Vita, 1 February 2016

Moda devleri çocuk işçi çalıştırdı, Milliyet, 1 February 2016 

Independent: İngiliz firmaların Türkiye tedarikçilerinde Suriyeli çocuk işçi, BBC Turkce, 1 February 2016

Independent: "İngiliz firmaların Türkiye tedarikçilerinde Suriyeli çocuk işçi," CNN Turk, 1 February 2016 

Syrian refugee children found working in Next and H&M factories, Tanveer Mann, Metro, 1 February 2016 

La moda sfrutta i bimbi siriani rifugiati in Turchia, La Repubblica, 1 February 2016

Travail au noir d'enfants syriens dans des usines de textile en Turquie (ONG), L'Orient Le Jour, 1 February 2016

10,000 young migrants unaccounted for, EU police agency says, Mitch Potter, Toronto Star, 1 February 2016

Syrische Flüchtlingskinder nähten für H&M und andere Modeketten, Salzburg 24, 1 February 2016

Syrian child labour found in Turkey clothes factories: Charity, Middle East Eye, 1 February 2016

Σάλος στη Βρετανία με τα προσφυγόπουλα-εργάτες των H&M και NEXT (και όχι μόνο), Alfa Vita, 1 February 2016

Syrian Children Slave Away in Turkey Stitching Designer Clothes, TeleSUR, 1 February 2016

Syrian Refugee Children Found Working In Factories Supplying H&M And Next, Rosy Cherrington, Huffington Post, 1 February 2016

H&M i Next zatrudniały dzieci uchodźców z Syrii, Veronica Szkwarek, Bankier, 1 February 2016

Turkey Denies Use of Syrian Refugee Child Labor in Textile Factories, Sputnik International, 1 February 2016

Des cas d'embauche d'enfants syriens pour des sociétés européennes ont été mis au jour en Turquie, Sputnik France, 1 February 2016

Turkish suppliers deny employing Syrian minors for UK retailers, Today's Zaman, 1 February 2016

Syrian refugee children found in Turkish clothing factories, Michelle Russell, Just-Style, 1 February 2016

Child labour won't go away without transparency, Adam Gale, Management Today, 1 February 2016

Turkish textile association refutes claims over 'employment of Syrian children in factories,' Hurriyet Daily News, 1 February 2016

Bambini siriani nelle fabbriche turche. Lo rivela H&M e adotta contromisure. Ma molti brand sarebbero coinvolti, L'Huffington Post, 1 February 2016

Syrian children found working for UK clothing suppliers including Next and H&M, Laura Pitel, The Independent, 1 February 2016 

Syrian children found in Turkish garment factories making British high street brands, RT, 1 February 2016 

Hidden child labour: how Syrian refugees in Turkey are supplying Europe with fast fashion, Frederik Johannisson, The Guardian, 29 January 2016

German businesses are waking up to the potential of refugees, Dorothée Baumann-Pauly & Isabel Ebert, Business Boost, Scroll.in, 29 January 2016

Human Rights in Thailand: Andy Hall's legal battle to defend migrant workers, Naomi Larsson, The Guardian, 22 January 2016

Plight of Syrian Refugees in Turkish Factories Sending Shockwaves Through Garment Industry, Phil Bloomer, Huffington Post, 18 January 2016

 

2015

Digging deeper: the impact of coal on human rights, Krizna Gomez and Gregory Regaignon, Open Democracy, 9 December 2015

British companies should be accountable at home for harm caused abroad, Liz May, Traidcraft, Financial Times, 8 December 2015

Philippine typhoon victims prepare lawsuit against fossil fuel companies accused of driving climate change, South China Morning Post, 5 December 2015

This Holiday Season, Find Out What Your Favorite Brands are Doing on Human Rights, Michael Kourabas, Triple Pundit, 24 November 2015

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Joy Mabenge as Anglophone Southern & Western Africa Researcher & Representative, based in South Africa, 2 November 2015

How Can Companies Support Refugees in Europe?, Eniko Horvath, The Huffington Post, 21 October 2015

Human rights and the future of Formula One, Phil Bloomer and Kenneth Roth, The Guardian, 12 October 2015

First Of Its Kind In The World: Goldman Awardee, Groups File Petition Against Fossil Fuel Companies, Gecerin Sayen Ocampo, The Science Times, 6 October 2015

[español] La irresponsabilidad social de las multinacionales españolas en Qatar, Carlos Bravo, Público.es, 19 sept., 2015

[español] ONG internacional investiga a Mazda en México por despidos y acoso; la empresa lo niega, Daniel Rentería, SinEmbargo, 30 Ago., 2015

Modern Slavery Act (UK) And Supply Chain Transparency In The Construction Sector, Clare Hatcher and Brett Hartley, Mondaq, 27 August 2015

Don’t shun responsibility in Jatigede Dam, Kania Mezariani G., The Jakarta Post, 26 August 2015

The Right Way, Construction Week, 21 August 2015

From the European Games to Formula 1; How sport is ignoring human rights, Phil Bloomer, Huffington Post, 4 August 2015

Negotiating and fighting for a binding treaty on business and human rights, Phil Bloomer, Guardian, 27 July 2015

Intense scrutiny on AIIB should spur it to fulfil its social and environmental mission, Annabel Short and Lowell Chow, South China Morning Post, 26 July 2015

How Companies Are Addressing Human Rights in the Workplace, Ruth Sullivan, Bloomberg, 20 July 2015

In Myanmar, Garment Factories That Source Popular Brand-Name Clothing Retailers Aim To Defeat A 40-Cent Hourly Minimum Wage, Cole Strangler, International Business Times, 17 July 2015

Silence on investment projects is not the answer, Vani Sathisan & James Tager, Bangkok Post, 16 July 2015

From the European Games to Formula 1: how sporting events are ignoring human rights, The B Team, The Guardian, 14 July 2015

Myanmar wants minimum wage accepted on trial basis, Joshua Carrol & Selim Altin, Fulton County News, 13 July 2015

"What human rights?" Why some companies speak out while others don't, Joseph Bardwell and Mauricio Lazala, Open Democracy, 17 June 2015

Tender fights can hurt children's rights, Bongekile Macupe, Times Live, 10 June 2015

Philippines factory fire: 72 workers need not have died, Irene Pietropaoli, The Guardian, 8 June 2015

Tiffany & Co backs investigative reporter in Angola blood diamonds case, Jessica Elgot, The Guardian, 3 June 2015

China, Brazil, Peru Eye Transcontinental Railway Megaproject, Brianna Lee, International Business Times, 19 May 2015

WHO Adds 36 New Drugs to List of Essential Medicines, Shreerupa Mitra-Jha, Outlook India, 8 May 2015

[deutsch] "Mehr Dialog und Transparenz schaffen", detektor.fm, 7 May 2015

[deutsch] BASF: Mitverantwortung für ein Massaker in Südafrika?, CSR-News.net, 6 May 2015

NGOWatch – May 2015: UK firms’ human rights recommendations, Nadine Hawa, Ethical Corporation, 5 May 2015

Jewelers Protest Trial of ‘Blood Diamonds’ Journalist, Rob Bates, JCK, 29 April 2015

Azerbaijan: Western inaction breeding ‘culture of impunity’ for free speech abuses, Rebecca Lowe, IBA, 29 April 2015

Defamation Trial Of Angolan Journalist Rafael Marques Postponed, Settlement Possible, Kerry Dolan, Forbes, 24 April 2015

Leaked emails expose Sony concern over report its cameras used in Gaza attack, Ali Abunimah, The Electronic Intifada, 20 April 2015

Annabel Short interviewed on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation News, CBC News, 17 April 2015 [Radio]

Development for all: Protecting workers as economic integration sweeps Southeast Asia, Irene Pietropaoli in Asian Correspondent, 16 April 2015

[deutsch] Kohlefinanzierung in Serbien durch die KfW, Lili Fuhr, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 10 April 2015

Election 2015: Next government must do more to tackle supply chain slavery, Marino Donati, Supply Management, 9 April 2015

Smoking gun? Britain’s top diplomat to Pakistan rapped for attending tobacco lobby meeting, Russia Today, 8 April 2015

British firms could be linked to slavery, murder and ecological abuse overseas – NGO, Russia Today, 3 April 2015

Report on UK Briefing, Press TV, 3 April 2015 [TV]

UK Should Hold Businesses Accountable for Rights Abuses Abroad - NGO, Alexander Mosesov, Sputnik News, 2 Apil 2015

British firms linked to human rights abuses overseas, Press TV, 2 April 2015

Interview with Phil Bloomer on UK Briefing, The Report hosted by John Rees, The Islam Channel, 2 April 2015 [TV]

Journalist who exposed industry abuses now on trial, Michelle Graff, National Jeweller, 26 March 2015

Lip-Service But Little Action on U.N. Business and Human Rights Principles in Latin America, Inter Press Service, 21 March 2015

Pharma accused of restricting access to hep C drug in poor countries, Sarah Boseley, The Guardian, 20 March 2015

Africa: Disconnecting the Minerals-Energy-Climate Dots, Patrick Bond, AllAfrica, 12 March 2015

Are Governments in a "Leap-Frog Race" on Business and Human Rights?, Eniko Horvath, The Huffington Post,1 March 2015

Kokang's Peasant Crises is for the International Community to review their Perspective (The Introduction to Tatmadaw Dynasty), Kanbawza Win, 1 March 2015

New Platform Sheds Lights on Multinationals and Human Rights, Leon Kaye, TriplePundit, 26 February 2015

Rankings, Benchmarks, Reporting and More: Motivating Action on Business and Human Rights, Amol Mehra, The Huffington Post, 26 February 2015

[français] Lancement de plateformes interactives sur les entreprises, RSE et PED, 25 février 2015

[español] ¿Quién manda en el INE?, El Economista, 25 Febrero 2015

Shedding light on human rights: do businesses stand up to scrutiny?, Annabel Short, The Guardian, 25 February 2015

Long way to go for foreign investment and human rights in Burma, Casey Hynes, Asian Correspondent, 25 February 2015

Most foreign investors evasive on human rights commitment: report, Mizzima, 22 February 2015

Mining for goodwill will reap profits, Khanya Mncwabe, Mail & Guardian, 20 February 2015

Foreign investors silent or evasive on human rights commitments, The Nation (Thailand), 23 February 2015

Burma's human rights abuses highlight alarming corporate corruption, Bobbie Sta. Maria and Irene Pietropaoli, The Guardian, 20 February 2015

Time for local human rights defenders to monitor transnational corporations in Myanmar, Maung Ne Lynn Aung, 19 February 2015

Most foreign investors evasive on human rights commitment: report, Mizzima, 19 February 2015

No Relief for Evictees One Year on From Coca-Cola Visit, Zsombor Peter and Aun Pheap, The Cambodia Daily, 14 February 2015

[français] « J’ai parlé de gens qui meurent, on m’a répondu CAC 40 » : on ne peut pas en rester là !, Elodie Aba, Rue89, 12 février 2015

[français] Une justice de plus en plus éloignée pour les victimes des multinationales?, Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales, 10 février 2015

Guest Blog: Business and Human Rights in India – Time for a National Action Plan?, Harpreet Kaur, Dejusticia, 06 February 2015

Fair wage, decent wage, living wage...' Six things you need to know, Hannah Gould, The Guardian, 5 February 2015

Curbing illicit financial flows in Africa is imperative, Sarah Evans, Mail & Guardian, 5 February 2015

Doors closing on judicial remedies for corporate human rights abuse, Sif Thorgeirsson, Open Democracy, 26 January 2015

Human rights comes under corporate attack, The Global Legal Post, 26 January 2015

10 things we learned about eradicating child labour, Hannah Gould, The Guardian, 23 January 2015

Convergence towards the global middle: an emerging architecture for the international human rights movement, Louis Bickford, Open Democracy, 19 January 2015

Human rights and big business: new ranking aims to drive race to top, Phil Bloomer, The Guardian, 14 January 2015

How can businesses help to eradicate child labour? – live chat, Annabel Short in The Guardian, 13 January 2015

Corporate Human Rights Ranking Seeks To Foster “Race to the Top”, Carey Biron, MintPress News, 12 January 2015

Canadian Mining Companies and Corporate Accountability, Michael Kourabas, TriplePundit, 5 January 2015

2014

Jo Swinson pledges support for a new ranking of companies’ human rights performance, Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, UK Government, 18 Dec 2014

Benchmarking Business Ethics, Jo Swinson, The Huffinton Post, 18 December 2014

New benchmark to rank companies on their human rights records, Marion Dakers, Financial Services Editor, The Telegraph, 18 December 2014

Government backing rights project, Press Association, The Daily Mail, 18 December 2014

Ranking Business For Human Rights In A 'Race To The Top', Dina Medland, Forbes, 18 December 2014

Florida Tomato Pickers' Wins Could Extend To Dairy, Berry Workers, Tracie McMillan, WYSO, 13 December 2014

Global corporate human rights index to launch, Adam Brown, IR Magazine, 5 December 2014

Efforts Underway to Benchmark Companies on Human Rights, Robert Kopp, Social Funds, 4 December 2014

Investor-backed business and human rights benchmarking and ranking project launched, Daniel Brooksbank, Responsible Investor (subscription required), 4 December 2014

New benchmark to gauge corporate performance in human rights, Ethical Performance, December 2014

"Press Release: First responses received for public database of government action on business & human rights", 27 Nov 2014

How to achieve fair wages for workers in fashion industry - live chat, Danielle McMullen, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in The Guardian

"How to achieve fair wages in the fashion industry - we ask the experts", expert input from Harpreet Kaur, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 18 Nov 2014

"To respect human rights, fashion needs business, unions and governments", Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 17 Nov 2014 

“Pwint Thit Sa follow-up: MCRB holds workshops on Human Rights Policy and Human Rights Reporting Framework”, Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business, includes Business & Human Rights Resource Centre presentations, 10 Nov 2014

"Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Joe Bardwell as Corporate Accountability & Communications Officer", Nov 2014

"National Pro Bono Week – Advancing Human Rights In and Through Business", Lucia Berro, Oxford Human Rights Hub, 9 Nov 2014

"Supermarkets' struggle for economic survival must not come at expense of human rights", Eniko Horvath, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 27 Oct 2014 

“Human rights institutions in Southeast Asia: Are the “paper tigers” coming to life?”, Bobbie Sta. Maria, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in Asian Correspondent, 21 Oct 2014

"Human rights: who, what, where?", Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 26 Sep 2014

"Signs human rights are moving slowly up the agenda in corporate China", Lowell Chow, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in Guardian sustainable business social impact, 17 Sep 2014

"Protecting workers' rights is good for business, in China and elsewhere", Lowell Chow, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in South China Morning Post, 26 Aug 2014

"Business & human rights standards fail indigenous peoples in Bolivia & Chile", Eniko Horvath, Mauricio Lazala and Amanda Romero, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in openGlobalRights, 22 Aug 2014

“Human rights due diligence is part of the cost of doing business in SE Asia”, Marta Kasztelan on Food Navigator, quotes Bobbie Sta. Maria, Southeast Asia Researcher of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 21 Aug 2014

“Thai Human Rights Body Says Plantations Stole Land”, Zsombor Peter on Cambodia Daily, 14 Aug 2014 – Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

“International rights groups back labor activist ahead of Thailand trial”, Casey Hynes on Asian Correspondent, quotes Bobbie Sta. Maria, Southeast Asia Researcher of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 13 Aug 2014

“Almost 100 rights groups call for an end to Natural Fruit v. Andy Hall”, Fresh Fruit Portal, 11 Aug 2014 - Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

“Global unions join protest at harassment in Thailand of labour rights defender”, Owen Tudor on Stronger Unions, 8 Aug 2014 - Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

“Thai Pineapple Industry urged to tell Natural Fruit to ‘back off’”, Andrew Drummond on andrew-drummond.com, 8 Aug 2014 - Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[português] "ONGs pedem que presidenciáveis elevem padrão de direitos humanos entre empresas", Centro de Informações sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos, Repórter Brasil, 6 de agosto de 2014

A Seismic Shift in Improving the Behaviour of Large Companies? Guest Post from Phil Bloomer (Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre), in World Bank blogs, 31 July 2014

"How companies should act to stamp out fishing slavery in Thailand", Marta Kasztelan on Food Navigator-Asia.com, quotes Bobbie Sta. Maria, Southeast Asia Researcher of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 7Jul 2014

Brazil World Cup: Fifa and business miss an open goal for human rights, Phil Bloomer and Julia Mello Neiva,  Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Guardian Sustainable Business, 13 June 2014

"Egypt: human rights on hold, in the name of economic development", Rania Fazah, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in OpenDemocracy, 29 May 2014

“WEF on East Asia: Tackling ‘equitable progress’ in times of great inequality”, Bobbie Sta. Maria, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Rappler (Philippines), 21 May 2014

[français] « Entreprises et droits humains : enfin un traité international contraignant ? », Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales, 15 mai 2014

“Burma’s investment rush is leaving the poor majority behind”, Bobbie Sta. Maria & Phil Bloomer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 13 May 2014 

“Time for transparency, Myanmar-based businesses told”
, Achara Ashayagachat on Bangkok Post, 12 May 2014 - Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

“Oil firms draw most rights complaints”, Aung Shin on Myanmar Times, 4 May 2014 - Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

"Businesses across Europe and central Asia are still violating workers' rights", Eniko Horvath & Ella Skybenko, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, on Guardian Sustainable Business (UK), 1 May 2014

"European Business: Workers and Minorities at the Sharp End of Human Rights Abuse", Business & Human Rights Resource Centre on CSRWire, 1 May 2014

Coverage of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s Eastern Africa briefing:

"Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Saul Takahashi as Japan, Korea & Pacific Islands Researcher, based in Tokyo", Mar 2014

"Business & human rights in Francophone Africa: New briefing highlights need for companies to avoid abuses, become vector of inclusive growth" [PDF]
, 14 Mar 2014 - published (in French) on AllAfrica, Next-Afrique, and Le Potentiel (Dem. Rep. of Congo)

[français] "Entreprises et droits de l’homme en Afrique francophone : Un nouveau bulletin régional exhorte les entreprises à respecter les droits de l’homme et à être un vecteur de croissance inclusive" [PDF], 14 mars 2014
Ce communiqué a été publié sur AllAfrica, Next-Afrique, et Le Potentiel (Rép. dém. du Congo).

“Singapore: Is the haze clearing for extra-territorial accountability?”, Bobbie Sta. Maria (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre’s Southeast Asia Researcher & Representative) in Asian Correspondent, 14 Mar 2014

Migrant workers in Qatar: Al-Etejah TV (Iraq)'s "CASES" program hosts discussion with Rania Fazah, Middle East Researcher at Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Dr. Hussein Gharbieh of Lebanese University, 26 Feb 2014

[français] "Guinée: La transparence dans la gestion des ressources naturelles pour le respect des droits de l'homme", 5 mars 2014 [communiqué]

"Etude sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme en République de Guinée" [billet]
[English] "Business & human rights in Guinea: Urgent action needed by companies & government to avoid business involvement in abuse, improve contributions to transparency & poverty reduction" [PDF]

"Companies can help advance human rights; Sochi shows they rarely use it", Ella Skybenko (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's Eastern Europe & Central Asia Researcher & Representative) in Guardian Sustainable Business, 7 Feb 2014

"Are companies involved with 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi wilfully ignoring human rights?", Ella Skybenko (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's Eastern Europe & Central Asia Researcher & Representative) in KyivPost, 7 Feb 2014

2013

"Business must raise its game on human rights in the Middle East", Rania Fazah (Business & Human Rights Resource Centre's Middle East Researcher & Representative) in Guardian Sustainable Business, 10 Dec 2013 - on our recently launched briefing on business & human rights in the Middle East and North Africa

How about a SLAPP for your trouble?”, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint.com (India) 28 Nov 2013 – Refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing

[español]Informe sobre Responsabilidad Legal Empresarial para evitar abusos de multinacionales, ComunicaRSE, 26 nov., 2013

"Connecticut center honors human rights business group", AP, 16 Nov 2013 - on Business & Human Rights Resource Centre being awarded the 2013 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights

"Fighting for Workers' Rights—and Winning—at Major Global Corporations - Organization's quest to help voiceless workers earns it human rights prize", Peter Zachariadis, Take Part, 12 Nov 2013 - on Business & Human Rights Resource Centre being awarded the 2013 Thomas J. Dodd Prize in International Justice and Human Rights

[español] Cemex, Telmex y CFE hacen mutis en DH, El Economista, 7 oct., 2013 - hace referencia a nuestro informe sobre empresas y derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe

[español]Primer Informe sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, ComunicaRSE, 10 sept., 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches its first regional briefing on Latin America & the Caribbean, 9 Sep 2013

Phil Bloomer joins Business & Human Rights Resource Centre as Executive Director, 2 Sep 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches first briefing on Myanmar, 5 Aug 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre will receive the sixth Thomas J. Dodd Prize in "International Justice and Human Rights" on November 13, 2013
, Jean Nelson, Uconn Libraries, Greater Hartford (USA), 15 Jul 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches first briefing on business & freedom of association, 3 Jul 2013

"Companies have a responsibility towards upholding human rights", Interview with Christopher Avery in the Gulf Times, 2 Jun 2013

"People on the move – June 2013", on the appointment of Phil Bloomer as new Executive Director at Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 5 Jun 2013

“'In Their Words'” – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Marks its 10th Anniversary with Videos of Advocates Talking About Their Work", 30 May 2013: Press release available in Arabic, English, French, Russian, Spanish.

24/04: Revisiting the CSR landscape - Deaths from the factory building collapse in Dhaka underscore the need to address matters of corporate liability, Sudeep Chakravarti, Livemint, 9 May 2013 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Phil Bloomer as Executive Director, 30 Apr 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches its first regional briefing on Eastern Europe & Central Asia, 9 Apr 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Julia Mello Neiva as Brazil, Portugal & Portuguese-speaking Africa Researcher & Representative, Mar 2013

[español]Presentaron un portal para orientar a las empresas en la implementación de los prinicipios de Derechos Humanos, ComunicaRSE, 1 marzo 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Launches Portals on UN Guiding Principles and UN Working Group, 26 Feb 2013

[العربية - Arabic]
إطلاق بوابات الكترونية حول مبادئ الأمم المتحدة التوجيهية وفريق الأم لمتحدة العامل من قبل مركز موارد حقوق الإنسان والأعمال

[中文 - Chinese] 企业与人权资源中心推出 《联合国指导原则》和联合国工作组门户网站 [PDF]

[Español - Spanish] El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos lanza dos nuevos portales sobre los Principios Rectores y el Grupo de Trabajo de la ONU [PDF]

[Français - French] Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l’Homme  lance de nouveaux portails sur les Principes directeurs de l’ONU et sur le Groupe de travail de l’ONU [PDF]

[Русский - Russian] Ресурсный центр по вопросам бизнеса и прав человека запускает порталы, посвященные Руководящим принципам ООН и Рабочей группе ООH [PDF]

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Bobbie Sta. Maria as Southeast Asia Researcher & Representative, Jan 2013

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Elodie Aba as Legal Researcher, Jan 2013

[français] Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises & les Droits de l’Homme nomme Elodie Aba au poste de chercheur juridique, janvier 2013

2012

Shell responds to concerns over shale gas extraction in Tunisia, Tunisia Live, 23 Nov 2012 - refers to response obtained by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Ferrari flies too high, Salil Tripathi, Live Mint, 26 Oct 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Nokukhanya (Khanya) Mncwabe as Anglophone Southern & Western Africa Researcher & Representative, Sep 2012

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Eniko Horvath as Europe Researcher & Representative, Aug 2012

New twist in Cambodian sugar firm saga, Phnom Penh Post, 16 Aug 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Press release: Electronics companies’ responses to allegations that their industry associations undermine conflict minerals legislation, 1 Aug 2012

Human rights abuse claims cast shadow over CSC, Cloud Pro, 26 Jul 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Electronics Companies Must Break from US Chamber on Conflict Minerals, Conflict Free Campus Initiative, Congo Action Now, Earthworks, Enough Project, Global Witness, Jewish World Watch & STAND, 27 Jun 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: New briefing highlights human rights lawsuits against companies over alleged abuses in over 25 countries, 20 Jun 2012

New Portal Exposes How Companies Impact the Core Rights of Workers, 6 Jun 2012

[español] Nuevo portal muestra los impactos de las empresas sobre los derechos básicos de trabajadores y trabajadoras, 6 junio 2012

[français] Un nouveau portail montre comment les entreprises impactent les droits fondamentaux des travailleurs, 6 juin 2012

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Rania Fazah as Middle East Researcher & Representative, Jun 2012

Eurovision Song Contest: Are some company sponsors ignoring concerns about human rights in Azerbaijan?, 23 May 2012 

Baku Hotel Owners Questioned On Hidden Sex Camera Claims, Ron Synovitz, RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, 18 May 2012 – quotes Christopher Avery, Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Eurovision guests warned not to have sex in Baku hotels due to hidden surveillance, NEWS.am.,18 May 2012 – quotes Christopher Avery, Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Eurovision Glitz Is Assured, But For Azerbaijan's Gays, It's Same Old Song, Daisy Sindelar, RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, 17 May 2012- refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Press Release: As Eurovision Song Contest approaches, concerns about hidden cameras in Azerbaijan hotel room, 16 May 2012

UK security firm G4S provides services to Israeli prisons, police and army, Adri Nieuwhof in openDemocracy, 10 May 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Peer Pressure - Tech shops that sell spy equipment to repressive regimes are getting pounded, Catherine Dunn, Corporate Counsel, 1 May 2012 - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Hosting of Bahrain GP backfires on Formula One, Michael Casey, Associated Press, 27 Apr 2012 - quotes Christopher Avery, Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Bahrain race shows flip side of sponsorship, Keith Weir, Reuters, 23 Apr 2012 - quotes Christopher Avery, Director Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Press release - Bahrain Grand Prix: Only 29% of Formula One companies respond to human rights concerns, 18 Apr 2012

Press release - Bahrain, the Grand Prix, and human rights: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre seeks responses from Mercedes/Daimler, Renault, Ferrari, Red Bull, JP Morgan and others, 12 Apr 2012

Bahrain: Tensions Mount over Al Khawaja’s release and Calls for F1 Grand Prix’s Cancellation, International Business Times, 10 Apr 2012 - refers to appeal by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Press release - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre calls on Government of Bahrain to release Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, a member of the Centre’s International Advisory Network, 10 Apr 2012

Fighting online censorship when legal action fails, Jillian C. York, Electronic Frontier Foundation, in Al Jazeera, 9 Apr 2012

Human rights and business, "Business and Human Rights Resource Centre is today a platform for what’s happening, what’s wrong, and who is doing what to fix it—or not", Sudeep Chakravarti, in LiveMint [India], 22 Mar 2012

[video] Pakistan internet campaign: How Business & Human Rights Resource Centre helped, Program Director Annabel Short, in Bolo Bhi's video gallery, Mar 2012

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre is today a platform for what’s happening, what’s wrong, and who is doing what to fix it—or not

Cautious Celebration: Report suggests Pakistan IT Ministry Withdraw Internet Censorship Plans
Bolo Bhi, 19 Mar 2012
- Thank you Sandvine, Verizon and Cisco, from Pakistan
Bolo Bhi, 5 Mar 2012

Children's rights: why businesses should care more for children, Annabel Short, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Guardian (UK)

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Sa’eda Al-Kilani as Middle East Researcher & Representative [PDF], Mar 2012

Post by Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), 11 Feb 212 - refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and our On the Horizon bulletin

The DynCorp "See No Evil Monkey" - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
David Isenberg in Huffington Post, 10 Feb 2012

Business Support for Communities Could be Waning - refers to Business & Human Rights Resource Centre event, Carol Pierson Holding, TriplePundit, 6 Feb 2012

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Public Eye award singles out mining company Vale, Barclays - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Saabria Chaudhuri, Guardian (UK), 27 Jan 2012

We Are Not That Bad, Really! - refers to work by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Kosmos 9 blog, 19 Jan 2012

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Joseph Kibugu as its East Africa Researcher & Representative [PDF], Jan 2012

2011

Shwe Gas Movement responds to CITIC, Hyundai Heavy Industries and Korea Gas Corporation on the Business and Human Rights Center, Shwe Gas Movement press release, 18 Nov 2011

[español] Telefónica anfitrión de la mesa de trabajo de los Principios 1 y 2 del Pacto Mundial, sobre Derechos Humanos, 27 octubre 2011, Sara Luisa Oñate, Telefónica Colombia - incluye entrevista a Amanda Romero del Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Lowell Chow as its East Asia Researcher & Representative [PDF], Oct 2011

[español] "Diario ejecutivo" de periódico El Financiero se refiere a los casos que el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH) tiene sobre los impactos sobre los derechos humanos de la empresa mexicana Grupo Tomza, 11 julio 2011

New portal focuses on links between business & children's rights [PDF], 14 Jun 2011

[español] "Nuevo portal sobre los vínculos entre empresas y derechos de la infancia", 14 junio 2011

[français] "Un nouveau portail se focalise sur les liens entre les entreprises et les droits des enfants", 14 juin 2011

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Amanda Romero Medina as its Latin America Researcher & Representative [PDF], Apr 2011

[español] El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos (CIEDH) nombra a Amanda Romero como su Investigadora y Representante para Latinoamérica y el Caribe [PDF], abril 2011

Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in Anglophone Africa [PDF], 10 Feb 2011

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Mauricio Lazala as Deputy Director [PDF], Feb 2011

Presentation by UN Special Representative John Ruggie on his draft Guiding Principles
on business & human rights, London, 11 Jan - Sir Geoffrey Chandler Speaker Series, event hosted by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre: Video and text

2010

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Mayling Chan as its East Asia Researcher & Representative [PDF], Nov 2010

Cleaning up the IT industry's supply chain in China, Asia Water Project, July 2010 - refers to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

Public debate held on corporate accountability, International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), 2 Aug 2010 - refers to event co-hosted by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia, CSRWire, 21 July 2010

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Dr. Harpreet Kaur as its South Asia Researcher & Representative, July 2010

Tata, IOC in global list of cos with human rights policy, Financial Express, 18 July 2010

Companies Commit to Human Rights in Increasing Numbers, CSRwire, 24 June 2010

Launch of online portal on "Business, Conflict & Peace", CSRwire, 31 May 2010

[español] Lanzamiento del portal en línea "Empresas, Conflicto y Paz" [PDF], 31 mayo 2010

[français] Lancement du portail “Entreprises, conflits et paix” [PDF] 31 mai 2010

"Budget Accountability Must Be Strengthened to Advance Human Rights in Africa", Christina Holder, The Huffington Post, 27 Apr 2010 - refers to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Two new portals on business & human rights: “Getting Started” and “Tools & Guidance” [PDF], 23 Mar 2010

[español] Dos nuevos portales sobre empresas & derechos humanos: “Getting Started” (Para comenzar) y “Tools & Guidance” (Herramientas y guías) [PDF], 23 marzo 2010

[français] Deux nouveaux portails sur les entreprises et les droits de l'homme: "Getting Started" ("Mise en route") et "Tools & Guidance" ("Outils & Orientation") [PDF] 23 mars 2010

2009

Videos of Martyn Day & Paul Hoffman speaking on "Human rights lawsuits against companies - our experiences with victims, their families and businesspeople." London, 3 Dec 2009, hosted by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Launches Information Hub on Work of UN Special Representative John Ruggie [DOC], 30 Jul 2009

American Library Association names Business & Human Rights Resource Centre to list of best websites, Jun 2009

Palestinian women settlement workers' plight, Sarah Irving, The Electronic Intifada, 1 May 2009 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre named to inaugural "Phoenix 50 List" [DOC], Mar 2009

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Aliou Diouf as its Francophone Africa Researcher & Representative, Jan 2009

[français] Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises & les Droits de l’Homme nomme Aliou Diouf comme Chercheur & Représentant pour l’Afrique francophone, janvier 2009

[español] "Una nueva web cuida de los derechos humanos", redes.pradpi.org, 18 enero 2009

2008

"Universal Declaration of Human Rights Turns 60", Sea Change radio interviews the Resource Centre's Annabel Short and Gregory Regaignon, 10 Dec 2008

Corporate Responsibility and the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Michael Shtender-Auerbach, The Huffington Post, 10 Dec 2008 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[español] Gestión empresarial y derechos humanos, Silvia Loro, Responsables.biz, 9 diciembre 2008

Audio & photos: “Human rights & business: South Africa & beyond”, Jody Kollapen, Chair, So. African Human Rights Commission & updates from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre regional researchers, 2 Dec 2008.  The audience consisted of over 350 people at Friends House in London, and included people from the media (AFP, BBC, Economist, Financial Times, Independent), NGOs, governments and business

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches world’s first online portal profiling human rights lawsuits against companies [PDF], 29 Oct 2008

Palestinian workers exploited at West Bank settlement factories, Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 6 Oct 2008 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints South Asia Researcher, Sep 2008

[español] En la parte "Actualización" de este artículo sobre asuntos laborales, se hace referencia al trabajo del Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, septiembre 2008

[español] "Poca acción en Derechos Humanos", sobre la iniciativa conjunta entre Mary Robinson y el Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos, septiembre 2008

The Latest Corporate Social Responsibility News - "Companies Need to Adopt a Human Rights Policy", Bill Baue, CSRWire, 26 Aug 2008, on Mary Robinson & Business & Human Rights Resource Centre initiative marking the 60th Anniversary of Universal Declaration

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Eastern Europe/Central Asia Researcher, Aug 2008

A fair approach to human rights [PDF], Alison Maitland, Financial Times, 19 Jun 2008 - article on the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[español] "Derechos Humanos en las Empresas", Entrevista a Mauricio Lazala del Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos en La República (Colombia), 24 abril 2008 [PDF]

"Human Rights and Companies" [PDF], Interview - Mauricio Lazala, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in La República (Colombia), 24 Apr 2008 [English translation]

Activists hang up on Motorola, Adri Nieuwhof, The Electronic Intifada, 23 Apr 2008 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Drug makers reject Oxfam targets, Ethical Corporation, Mar 2008 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Oxfam Gets A Cold Shoulder From Drugmakers, Pharmalot, 5 Feb 2008 - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Leviev Boasts A Contribution That Never Existed, Maariv, 23 Jan 2008 (translation done by Adalah-NY) - refers to work done by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

2007

Chris Avery, Director of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, included in "Ethical leaders: Best of the best – 15 leaders who made a difference in 2007", Ethical Corporation, 18 Dec 2007

Launch of the Sir Geoffrey Chandler speaker series, London, 4 Dec 2007 - hosted by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.  The audience consisted of over 180 people at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

"Business & Human Rights Resource Centre Website Redesign" - Interview by Devin Stewart of Carnegie Council with Annabel Short, Head of Program, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in Policy Innovations, 20 September 2007

"Communicating CSR: The Community Investment Network website launches, and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre revamps its website" - CSRwire News Alert, 13 Jun 2007

A new format: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches re-designed website [DOC], 12 Jun 2007

Taking Stock of Business and Human Rights: Policies and Practices - EVENT SUMMARY - Christine Bader, David M. Schilling, Joanne Bauer, Frank Mantero - Policy Innovations - A program of the Carnegie Council, 22 Mar 2007

[audio] The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and the Importance of Human Rights Policies - Joanne Bauer, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, in Policy Innovations - A program of the Carnegie Council, 22 Mar 2007

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints Africa Researcher, 14 Feb 2007

2006

[español] [audio] Entrevista a Mauricio Lazala del Centro de Recursos sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos acerca de talleres con empresarios en Perú [enlace directo, favor esperar descarga] - Cadena Peruana de Noticias, 7 diciembre 2006

"Pharma Companies Need to Keep Improving AIDS Response, Says ICCR and Nigerian Doctor" - Bill Baue, SocialFunds.com, 1 Dec 2006

"Featured Partner: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre" - Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative, Nov 2006

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre highlights reported abuses in Angola’s diamond industry and obtains company responses [DOC], 18 Oct 2006

Speaker [Mary Robinson]: Activism starts small, at home Joel Elliott, Morning Sentinel [USA], 13 Oct 2006

[audio] Christopher Avery [Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] Interviewed by Devin Stewart - Policy Innovations - A program of the Carnegie Council, 17 Jul 2006

[español] "Buscan gerente para Bloque 15" - La Hora, Ecuador, 20 junio 2006 - se refiere a respuesta de Petroecuador enviada al Centro de Recursos sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Listmania! Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility Lists Drive Improved Performance - Bill Baue, SocialFunds.com, 25 May 2006

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre appoints East Asia Researcher, 24 Apr 2006

2005

"Human Rights Site Spotlights Bank Investment in Chinese Manufacturer Linked to Forced Labor" - William Baue, SocialFunds.com, 25 Aug 2005

"Caught in the ethical net" - HERO (Higher Education & Research Opportunities in the United Kingdom), 24 June 2005

Official launch of Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (Davos, 28 Jan 2005)

2004

[español] Más de ochenta multinacionales cuentan ya con una política declarada de Derechos Humanos - Europa Press, 21 diciembre 2004

"Expert Sitings" [includes entry on the Resource Centre] - Irene Khan, Secretary-General of Amnesty Intl., in Foreign Policy, Jan/Feb 2004

"Business & Human Rights Resource Centre" - extract from Duncan Clark, Rough Guide to Ethical Shopping 2004 [DOC]