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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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20 April 2011

Our Guilty Pleasure: Exploitative Child Labour in the Chocolate Industry – 10 Years on From the Harkin-Engel Cocoa Protocol

Author: World Vision Australia

Through the lens of World Vision Australia’s call for the elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including trafficked labour and fair prices for cocoa farmers...the report...examines global initiatives that have arisen in the last decade to...

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31 August 2010

[PDF] Carbon Disclosure Project 2010 Global 500 Report

Author: PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Carbon Disclosure Project

In 2010, the CDP asked the world’s 500 largest public companies in the FTSE Global Equity Index Series...to demonstrate that they are taking action on climate change. This report, prepared by CDP’s global adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), analyzes...

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2 June 2009

Norwegian investor blacklists fertilizer company

Author: Erik Hagen, Norwatch

For the second time, KLP has thrown an Australian fertilizer firm out of its portfolios due to Western Sahara trade...“Extraction of natural resources from occupied territories, particularly from Western Sahara, has been considered illegal by the UN’s...

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5 February 2008
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Author: Sahara Press Service [Algérie]

Deux compagnies nordiques ont retiré de leurs portefeuilles d’investissement les actions d’une entreprise australienne, la Wesfarmers, qui importe du phosphate extrait illégalement par le Maroc des territoires occupés du Sahara occidental...La banque...

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21 December 2007

Making a meal of human rights

Author: Sydney Morning Herald

Almost every time Australians sit down at the dinner table, they are eating the fruits of Morocco's illegal invasion of Western Sahara. This unlikely connection exists because of phosphate, which is imported from occupied Western Sahara by three...

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3 December 2007

Norwegian investor divests from Australian phosphate importer

Author: Kristin Vallevik Gjerde & Cecilie Langum, Dagens Næringsliv [Norway]

On Monday KLP presented its updated semi-annual list of companies that are excluded from its investment universe...To the list of excluded companies have been added the energy companies Alstom and Wesfarmers, both because of breaches of human rights...

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23 August 2004

The fatal shores

Author: Murray Griffin, The Age [Australia]

Large quantities of dumped computers and other high-tech equipment from Western economies including Australia are being recycled in dangerous village processing plants in China, India and other parts of Asia. [Refers to e-waste disposal &...

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