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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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26 June 2014

UN Human Rights Council adopts two resolutions on business & human rights - includes our analysis of recent developments

"High tide in Lake Geneva" - our analysis of recent developments   Latest additions [DOC] Elaboration of an international legally binding instrument on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises with respect to human rightsEcuador &...

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25 June 2014

Conflict minerals reforms helped to reduce involvement of armed groups in mines of Dem. Rep. Congo

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