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From Us

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.

Transition Minerals Tracker: Global analysis of human rights policies and practices

The Tracker researched the human rights policies and practices of 102 companies which hold a majority market share in one of the six key commodities vital to the clean energy transition. Many of these companies are beset with human rights allegations, 276 have been identified in the last ten years.

Benchmarks

Economies of care or abuse? Company behaviour in Mexico during COVID-19

We analysed 229 public allegations of abuse and 42 company responses across 4 key business sectors to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on existing inequalities and human rights abuses in Mexico

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

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 24 February

Business community unites to back freedom & human rights in Myanmar

Weekly Update 17 February

S. Africa ruling protects environmental activists

Weekly Update 3 February

Landmark Shell case on duty of care | Myanmar companies face scrutiny after coup

Databases

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

Search our database of 200 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.