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Alongside its core work providing a platform for Human Rights advocates, the Resource Centre runs several focused programme areas and regularly releases briefings and reports on areas of particular interest. Get stuck in below.

COVID-19: Spike in allegations of labour abuse against migrant workers in the Gulf

During the COVID-19 crisis we have seen a 275% increase in allegations of abuse. Here, we explore the trends of abuse we are recording against migrant workers’ living in the Gulf


2020 KnowTheChain Food & Beverage Benchmark

Third benchmark on the sector ranks the 43 largest global food and beverage companies on their efforts to address forced labour

Renewable Energy & Human Rights Benchmark

First global human rights benchmark examines the human rights policies of 16 of largest wind and solar companies

KnowTheChain 2020 Information & Communications Technology Benchmark

New benchmark of 49 largest ICT companies looks at sector's efforts to tackle forced labour

Weekly Updates

Our weekly run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements.

Weekly Update 14 October

Underpayment by fashion brands costs workers billions

Weekly Update 7 October

Migrant Justice marks improving conditions for dairy workers in USA

Weekly Update 30 September

Reports of surveillance and scare tactics being advised to deter unionisation


Alongside our core work recording news and allegations across all regions and sectors, we also maintain several databases of incidents in particularly pressing areas. You can discover the key findings and raw data behind these efforts below.

Attacks on Human Rights Defenders

The HRDs Database contains over 2000 recorded instances of attacks by companies impacting the rights of Defenders.

Lawsuits Against Companies [Coming Soon...]

We have profiled numerous lawsuits brought against companies to hold them to account for alleged human rights abuse.

Lawsuits Against Defenders [Coming Soon...]

Increasingly, companies are taking Human Rights Defenders to court in an attempt to silence their voices. These "SLAPPs" will be documented here.