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Survey non-response
26 June 2019

ALEC's non-response: Migrant Workers in UAE (2018 survey)

We invited ALEC to respond to our 2018 survey on the welfare of their migrant workers on projects in UAE; ALEC did not respond. The results of the survey were published in our briefing On Shaky Ground: Migrant Workers Rights in Qatar & UAE...

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Article
9 December 2016
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Author: cash.ch

Schweizer Unternehmen sollen bei ihren Aktivitäten im In- und Ausland den Menschenrechten besser Rechnung tragen. Um dieses Ziel zu erreichen, hat der Bundesrat einen Aktionsplan gutgeheissen. Dieser enthält jedoch keine rechtlich verbindlichen...

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Article
9 December 2016

National report and action plan on business and human rights

Author: Swiss Federal Council

On 9 December 2016 the Federal Council adopted a report outlining a national action plan for the implementation of the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Switzerland is one of the first countries to adopt such a strategy in...

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Survey non-response
25 October 2016

ALEC declined to respond to 2016 construction survey on migrant worker rights in UAE

ALEC declined to respond to our survey on migrant construction workers in the UAE.

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Article
11 May 2016

Industry platform publishes opinions on who should be accountable for worker safety in the GCC

Author: Neha Bhatia, ConstructionWeek

"Who should be accountable for GCC labour safety?", 1 May 2016...

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Article
22 February 2016

USA: Ford cuts ties with ALEC following revelation of funding relationship; NGOs welcome move citing lobby group's climate change denial

Author: Ed Pilkington, Guardian (UK)

"Ford Becomes Latest Major Corporation to Dump ALEC"...

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Article
19 January 2016

Russia: Environmental NGO labelled "foreign agent" in crackdown on NGOs

Author: Alec Luhn, The Guardian

"Russian green group labelled 'foreign agent' in crackdown on NGOs", 14 January 2016...

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Article
20 July 2011

[PDF] The worldwide movement against child labour: progress and future directions

Author: Alec Fyfe, ILO

This report...maps the evolution of the worldwide movement against child labour – how far we have come and the distance that we still need to travel if the goal of the effective elimination of child labour is to be attained...[and] is...particularly...

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