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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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20 June 2019
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Anlässlich des UNO-Weltflüchtlingstages am 20. Juni äußerten sich Vertreterinnen und Vertreter aus dem deutschen UNO-, Politik- und Wirtschaftskontext positiv zum Engagement deutscher Unternehmen für die Arbeitsmarktintegration von Geflüchteten. Sie...

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Article
18 June 2019

Canada: Updated guidelines on supporting defenders strongly reference defenders working on business issues

Author: Government of Canada

"Voices at Risk: Canada’s Guidelines on Supporting Human Rights Defenders", 17 Jun 2019...

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Report
3 June 2019

A new study reveals the daunting working conditions faced by Syrian and Lebanese workers in high-risk sectors

Author: Danish Refugee Council, ACTED, CARE, Oxfam, Save the Children

"Working conditions in the Construction, Food Services, and Agro-Industry Sectors in the Beqaa Valley", 30th of May 2019...

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23 May 2019
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Le 28 avril 2019, le New York Times a publié un rapport de David Segal sur les conditions de travail des réfugiés syriens effectuant un travail pénible dans les fermes produisant 70% des noisettes dans le monde pour des entreprises de confiserie telles...

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Company response
20 May 2019

Nestle responds to allegations of refugee labour abuse on Turkish hazelnut farms

Author: Yann Wiss, Nestle

 We stand by the position that our main partner – the Fair Labor Association (FLA) – released last week on this article: http://www.fairlabor.org/blog/entry/fla-comment-april-29-article-new-york-times 

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Story
20 May 2019

Turkey: Nestle & Ferrero face allegations of labour rights abuses of Syrian refugee hazelnut farmers

On the 28th of April 2019, the New York Times published a report by David Segal investigating the working conditions of Syrian refugees who perform backbreaking labor on the farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for confectionery...

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20 May 2019
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales (France)

« En Turquie, des réfugiés syriens exploités cueillent des noisettes pour Nestlé et Ferrero », 14 mai 2019 ...

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Company non-response
20 May 2019

Ulker did not respond

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Article
4 May 2019

Malaysia: Employers call for hiring refugees legally; rights group raises concern on workers' exploitation

Author: Nurul Azwa Aris, Free Malaysia Today

"Allowing refugees to work legally will boost economy say employers' body, economist", 1 May 2019...

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Article
30 April 2019

Turkey: Refugee Labor Abuses on Hazelnut Farms Used by Nestle, Nutella

Author: David Segal, New York Times

"Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It", 29th April 2019  ...

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