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26 Apr 2021

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BHRE Research Group

Business, Human Rights and the Environment Research Group

[T]he BHRE Research Group ... research[es] the impact of commercial activities and business working methods on the enjoyment of human rights and the environment.

The BHRE was created in 2013 and brings together researchers from different disciplines, including law, criminology and business. Its core members are based at the University of Greenwich it also includes members from other European Counties. The BHRE develops hight quality, policy relevant research in a number of research areas. We also provide training and capacity building to public bodies as well as other consultancy services...


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