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27 November 2019

Italy: S Group to reform procurement after supply chain study links low supermarket prices to wage squeezes & migrant worker exploitation

Author: Gautam Naik, S&P Global

"Hard Labor: Lower supermarket food prices tighten squeeze on migrant workers", 25 November 2019...

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12 August 2019

Calls for major reforms to UK Modern Slavery Act & mandatory due diligence growing, Ethical Corporation reports

Author: Katherine Steiner-Dicks, Ethical Corporation

"‘We know most global companies have modern slavery in their supply chains’", 6 Aug 2019...

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6 June 2019

List of large businesses, associations & investors with public statements & endorsements in support of human rights due diligence regulation

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Large businesses (>1 bn € turnover) and associations with public statements and endorsements in support of mandatory human rights due diligence (non-comprehensive list), last updated 18 November 2019...

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18 February 2019

Human Rights Impact Assessment of Finnish food retailer's Italian tomato supply chains released as part of pilot on going "beyond audits"

The Human Rights Impact Assessment (HRIA) of SOK Corporation's Italian processed tomato supply chains was prepared by Oxfam as part of a pilot for the company's new approach to assessing human rights impacts in high risk supply chains that goes ‘beyon...

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29 August 2018

New guidance for companies encourages action to support civic freedoms & human rights defenders & explores opportunities for engagement

Author: Bennett Freeman with Sif Thorgeirsson, Adele Barzelay & Brooks Reed

"Shared space under pressure: Business support for civic freedoms and human rights defenders," 29 August 2018 ...

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22 May 2018

Blog: What can be done to incentivize private sector to respect and protect civic freedoms?

Author: Ana Zbona, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

In late April 2018, 68 institutional investor groups that participate in the Investor Alliance for Human Rights called on companies to make commitments to protect human rights defenders... What prompted this group of investors to speak out on this...

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11 April 2018

Nordic food companies say verdict against Andy Hall is harmful to Thailand as exporting country & emphasize importance of free civil society

Author: Axfood (Sweden), Axfoundation (Sweden), Coop (Sweden), Findus (Sweden), Ethical Trading Initiative (Norway), Martin & Servera (Sweden), Menigo (Sweden), Norvida (Sweden), SOK (Finland), Unil (Norway)

"Nordic food companies’ comment on the Court decision 26th March 2018 regarding defamation case against human rights advocate Andy Hall", 11 Apr 2018...

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10 April 2018

S Group makes a donation to support defender Andy Hall's appeal of court decision

Author: Lea Rankinen, S Group (Finland)

"Freedom of action for human rights defenders must be safeguarded", 08 April 2018 At the end of March the Thai court ordered human rights defender Andy Hall to pay 260 000 Eur in compensation for the defamation to Natural Fruit company. We are upse...

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