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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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11 November 2019

ShareAction report shows asset managers' proxy voting can be strong tool for climate action

Author: ShareAction

"Voting Matters: Are asset managers using their proxy votes for climate action?", November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Europe-led global certification scheme for responsible material sourcing to launch in 2020

Author: Cecilia Jamasmie, Mining.com

"Europe-led global certification scheme for raw materials expected in 2020," 30 October 2019....

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4 October 2019

DRC: Société Minière de Bisunzu tags metals with barcodes to ensure supply chains are free from conflict and child labour

Author: Reuters, The East African

"Congo mine deploys digital weapons in fight against conflict minerals", 1 October 2019....

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30 September 2019

Equileap publishes 2019 ranking of companies on gender equality in the workplace

Author: Equileap

Equileap researched 3,519 companies in 23 developed economies, representing 98 million employees, and ranked them based on 19 gender equality criteria... There has been an increase in the average score of the 100 best performing companies over the past...

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30 September 2019

USA: 49,000 General Motors workers strike over failed contract negotiations covering wages, health insurance & prevention of plant closures; Includes comments from General Motors

  In September 2019, approximately 49,000 General Motors workers across the USA began to strike after negotiations on a new contract between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union broke down. Workers say they suffered low wages, temporary co...

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20 September 2019

Commentary: Recognising corporate watchdogs as an integral part of ethical outsourcing could help improve current auditing system

Author: Peter Bengtsen, Le Monde diplomatique

"Mica mining, why watchdogs count", April 2019...

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16 September 2019

USA: GM Workers shut down 33 factories across the US after failed negotiations on wages, health care and plant closures

Author: CBS News

"UAW hits GM with nationwide strike", 16 September 2019...

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13 September 2019

South Korea: General Motors workers launch first full strike in two decades over wages and potential lay-offs

Author: Song Jung-a, Financial Times

"GM Korea workers stage first full strike in more than 20 years", 9 September 2019...

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23 August 2019

South Korea: General Motors workers hold two day strike demanding higher wages

Author: Yonhap, The Korea Herald

 "GM Korea union enters partial strike for higher wages", 20 August 2019...

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21 August 2019
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