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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 January 2018

Our latest Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin is now available

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24 November 2017

Asbestos Mine Victims Speak Out

Author: Jharkhandis’ Organisation for Human Rights & Mines, Minerals and People

Roro, a chrysotile asbestos mine,... in Jharkhand (India ) stands abandoned since 1982. It has become a health scourge for the dozen and odd villages living at its foot hills....

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23 November 2017

Asbestos Mine in India Contaminates Village

Author: Environmental Defender Law Center

Throughout Europe, it is illegal to extract, manufacture, or use asbestos. Yet asbestos is still widely used across India, and is part of a huge industry dominated by companies that justify the use of asbestos for affordable roofing....

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1 February 2003

The Blighted Hills of Roro

Author: Jharkhandis' Organisation for Human Rights & Mines, Minerals & People

...For the last two decades a massive pile of asbestos waste mixed with chromite has been lying on hilltops in Chaibasa, west Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. ... In the last 20 years, nobody... bothered to assess the fate of the waste dumped...

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