This section contains annual, biannual, quarterly and regional bulletins published by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.
To realise its potential, the EU Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative must drive action beyond the mechanical tick-box exercise which has characterised too many companies’ approaches to their duty of care to workers and communities. This briefing outlines starting points for mandating effective due diligence for policymakers and legislators.
The EU’s Sustainable Corporate Governance Initiative offers an opportunity to prioritise environmental protection, human rights and long-term business sustainability, including the safety of human rights defenders. We discussed safe and effective engagement with over 60 HRDs.
Discover why states should combine the introduction of human rights and environmental due diligence legislation with reform of trade and investment agreements, removing investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clauses, and with them the ability of irresponsible corporations to undermine vital new regulation.
First-ever global analysis of lawsuits which bear the hallmarks of SLAPPs brought or initiated by business actors reveals this tactic is used in every region of the world to intimidate people into silence.
KnowTheChain assessed the 37 largest global apparel and footwear companies on their efforts to address forced labor risks in supply chains.
The social audit industry has rightly come under increasing scrutiny for its role in sustaining tolerance of human rights abuse in company supply chains. This year’s Corporate Legal Accountability Briefing explores opportunities and challenges for holding social audit firms legally accountable for human rights harm.
Fishers in this multi-billion dollar industry face some of the worst abuses encountered in any sector, anywhere. Our survey of 35 canned tuna companies and supermarkets sourcing from the Pacific region found glacial progress on actions which really matter to workers trapped in modern slavery.