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21 Jul 2010

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[PDF] Launch of regional briefing – business & human rights in South Asia

Today the non-profit Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is launching its first-ever regional briefing: “Business & human rights in South Asia – a round-up of recent developments”...This capsule briefing provides a reality-based snapshot of business & human rights issues in South Asia, with references to India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan. It highlights key developments reported over the past year, emerging issues, concerns raised by local NGOs and civil society about alleged abuses by companies, responses by companies to allegations, and positive initiatives by companies. [refers to Bahria Town, Ballarpur Industries, Barclays, Bayer, Bayer Crop Science, Bharti Enterprises, Blue Mango, Brandix, Defence Housing Authority, Dell, Depilex beauty salon, Dow Chemical, Forbes Marshall Group, Garib & Garib, GlaxoSmithKline, Green Hotel, H&M, Habib Rafiq, Himagiri Hydro Energy, Hindustan Unilever, ICICI Prudential, Ikea, IndianOil, Jaipur Rugs, La Boulangerie, Lanka Walltile, Merck, Metro Group, OnTime Technologies, People Tree, POSCO, Rahim, Reliance, RL Denim, SammaaN, State Bank of India, Tata Group, Tata Steel, Union Carbide, Vedanta, West Seti]