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Article
11 October 2019

Commentary: New Zealand consumers may be buying slave-picked tomatoes from Italy

Author: Nikki Mandow, Newsroom

"Are we buying slave-picked tinned tomatoes?", 5 October 2019...

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Article
22 October 2018

Commentary: New Zealand business group finalise template on how employers can help victims of family violence

Author: Jackie Blue, Voxy

"NZ businesses role in addressing human rights issues", 17 October 2018...

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Report
13 November 2017

Countdown on health and climate change: from 25 years of inaction to a global transformation for public health

Author: The Lancet

The Lancet Countdown tracks progress on health and climate change and provides an independent assessment of the health effects of climate change, the implementation of the Paris Agreement, and the health implications of these actions. It follows on fr...

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Article
4 September 2017

NZ: Institute of Directors' corporate governance guidance updated to include chapter on human rights

Author: Rob Stock, Stuff NZ

"The directors' bible' includes chapter on Human Rights for first time", 3 September 2017...

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Article
20 November 2015

Countdown to the Climate Summit: Global Witness profiles 10 environmental advocates killed for taking a stance against abuses by companies

Author: Global Witness

…Global Witness research has revealed that every week at least two people are killed defending their land from environmental destruction…Global Witness is profiling ten activists slain this last year on our environmental frontiers. The victims were all...

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Blog post
15 May 2015

Countdown to Rio Olympics: legal avenues to hold companies accountable essential to empower vulnerable communities

Author: Julia Mello Neiva & Sif Thorgeirsson, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
15 May 2015

Countdown to Rio Olympics: legal avenues to hold companies accountable essential to empower vulnerable communities

Author: Julia Mello Neiva & Sif Thorgeirsson, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Mega-sporting events shine a spotlight on host countries…The massive infrastructure projects necessary to host mega-sporting events such as the World Cup and Olympics raise a number of human rights concerns.  With the preparations for the Rio Games...

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Article
23 March 2015

Rana Plaza fund call grow as anniversary nears

Author: Michelle Russel, www.just-style.com

With one month to gobefore the second anniversary of Rana Plaza disaster, in which 1,138 workers died and thousands more were injured, three organizations negotiating victims' compensation have joined forces to launch a countdown campaign.

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Article
4 March 2014

1-year countdown to end ‘human safaris’ in India [India]

Author: Survival International

Survival International has launched a 1-year countdown timer to end ‘human safaris’ to the vulnerable Jarawa tribe on India’s Andamans Islands…The Andaman authorities pledged to introduce an alternative sea route by March 2015, in order to take...

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Article
10 December 2010

Forthcoming event: Countdown to 2011: A business and human rights event series [UK]

Author: International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), Clifford Chance, Equality and Human Rights Commission, & Amnesty International UK

In the run-up to the UN Special Representative on Business and Human Rights, John Ruggie's final report to the Human Rights Council in June 2011, the International Business Leaders Forum (IBLF), in partnership with Clifford Chance, the Equality and...

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