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15 July 2014

Human rights website spotlights conduct of over 5600 companies

On 15 July 2014, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHR) launched its multi-lingual, re-designed website.  The site shines a spotlight on the human rights conduct of over 5600 companies globally: it includes advances they are making, allegat...

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13 July 2014

China: Children found working at Samsung supplier; recent Samsung review said it found no child labour in supply chain - cuts ties to supplier

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12 July 2014

Bhubaneshwar, Odisha: Workshop on business & human rights, 14-15 July 2014

The women of Khamar Village, one of the communities visited by workshop participants, describe the impacts of decades of opencast coal mining on their lives. Note: Videos in which participants reflect on this workshop are here. On 14-15 July, 2014 Bus...

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10 July 2014

Fair Labor Association assesses women's role in Nestlé's Côte d'Ivoire supply chain - Nestlé responds

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9 July 2014

10 firms decline to take action on trafficking risks, under California Transparency in Supply Chains Act

Four of those firms respond to the concerns - among which Johnson Matthey refers to the fact that its North America business does have a specific policy on human trafficking and slavery....

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9 July 2014

Ericsson publishes paper to "provoke constructive dialogue" about ICT and human rights

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7 July 2014

Singapore: NGOs respond to inquiry report on Little India riot involving migrant workers

In response to a riot involving migrant workers that broke out in Little India on 8 December 2013, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Mr. Teo Chee Hean formed a Committee of Inquiry (COI) to look into the factors and circumstances tha...

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6 July 2014

How to improve effectiveness of non-judicial grievance mechanisms - Access Facility reports back on an expert meeting

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1 July 2014

"Fifa and business miss an open goal for human rights", say Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Latest blog from Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. More materials on this issue available here.  

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30 June 2014

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website. We went live on Monday 30 June 2014. We hope you like it!  A short introduction is below - and also check out this welcome blog post by our Executive Director Phil Bloomer. New features include navigation in seven languages...

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