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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!

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Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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7 December 2016

Uganda: Women working at Royal Van Zanten flower farm poisoned by pesticides - Trade Minister dismisses workers' claims to protect flower industry

Author: Isaac Khisa, Independent (Uganda)

Poison at Dutch flower farm, 5 Dec 2016...

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19 November 2016

Lobby groups urge govt. to ensure horticultural farms adhere to safety regulations after Royal Van Zanten's workers inhale toxic fumigant

Author: Nandudu Prossy, New Vision (Uganda)

“Investors to be inspected to ensure safety of workers”...

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19 November 2016

Royal Van Zanten says it will take more precautions to protect workers from toxic chemicals; ill workers treated

Author: Associated Press, in Fox News, USA

"Ugandan incident prompts concern for flower farm workers"...

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18 November 2016

Uganda: Workers at Royal Van Zanten's farm develop health complications after allegedly inhaling toxic fumigant; company comments

Lobby groups have called in government to ensure multinational companies adhere to the required healthy and safe working conditions. They were reacting to allegations that some workers at Royal Van Zanten's flower farm recently developed health...

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27 January 2002

Company Fined $12,000 After Worker's Toes Amputated [New Zealand]

Author: New Zealand Occupational Safety & Health Service

A Balclutha company was fined $12,000 after being prosecuted by the Occupational Safety and Health Service (OSH) today. Van Zanten New Zealand Ltd [part of Royal Van Zanten], a bulb growing company, were fined after a worker had his foot crushed and...

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