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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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21 April 2020

Robust human rights due diligence needed to address human rights risks & impacts related to data-driven business conduct, according to new study

The German Institute for Human Rights and Institute for Business Ethics at the University of St. Gallen released a study in April 2020 that explores business and human rights in the data economy. The study maps challenges for human rights protection...

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9 April 2020

USA: Truckers worried they won't be able to get home if they get COVID-19 on the road; a few companies know how to help

Author: Rachel Premack, Business Insider (USA)

Terrified truckers have no idea how they'll get home if they catch COVID-19 on the road — and major trucking companies don't either, 7 April 2020 ...

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29 March 2020
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Author: La Raza

“Autoridades demandan a empresas de entregas que protejan a sus trabajadores” – 28 de marzo de 2020...

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30 September 2019

Germany: Cabinet backs draft law combatting poor working conditions in parcel delivery sector

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20 August 2019

Nearly 200 CEOs say their companies are committed to delivering value to all stakeholders, not just shareholders

On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable (BRT), a lobbying group composed of leading CEOs in the US, released an updated Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation. This statement expresses a fundamental commitment to all stakeholders, including...

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19 March 2019

USA: African-American employees sue UPS for allowing racial discrimination at work

Author: Mallory Simon & Sara Sidner, CNN

"Black workers in Ohio accuse UPS of allowing hate at work," 13 March 2019...

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14 December 2018

USA: 'Just 100' ranks best corporate actors based on criteria including fair pay for workers & environmental impact

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20 September 2018

USA: Amazon drivers allege lack of overtime pay, missing wages & intimidation; inc. company statement

Author: Hayley Peterson, Business Insider

"Missing wages, grueling shifts, and bottles of urine: the disturbing accounts of Amazon delivery drivers may reveal the true cost of 'free' shipping," 11 Sept 2018...

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21 March 2017

USA: UPS, Nestlé & Microsoft among govt. contractors questioned on human rights due diligence following involvement in travel ban restrictions

Author: NomoGaia (USA)

“Companies are Helping the US Government Keep Travelers Out: Is it Rights-Respectful?”, 17 Mar 2017...

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22 November 2016

UNICEF & UN Global Compact release guidance on how businesses can help uphold children's rights in humanitarian crises

Author: UNICEF & UN Global Compact

"Guidance on Children in Humanitarian Crises: What Business Can Do," 19 Nov 2016...

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