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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.

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Woolworths Group website: www.woolworthsgroupplc.com

According to its website, "Woolworths Group plc is principally a UK retailer focused on the home, family and entertainment."  To our knowledge, it is unrelated to Woolworths Holdings [South Africa] or Woolworths Limited [Australia].

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15 April 2020

So. Africa: Some big business commit to pay cuts for executives in efforts to help fight Covid-19

Author: Tracey Davies, Ground Up (South Africa)

‘Covid-19 shows us that executive pay cuts are possible’ 16 April 2020...

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17 February 2020

Australia: Coles store managers underpaid $20 million over six years

Author: Dominic Powell & Anna Patty, The Age

"Government warns companies to 'get house in order' after Coles workers underpaid", 18 February 2020...

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3 February 2020

So. Africa: Upmarket clothing outlet suspends employee for wearing cultural wristband, includes company comment

Author: Khaya Koko, The Star (South Africa)

"Woolworths suspends employee for wearing isiphandla (sacred wristband)" 4 February 2020...

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30 October 2019

Australia: Woolworths underpays workers by up to $300m

Author: Dominic Powell & Paul Sakkal, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Woolworths executive bonuses cut after workers underpaid up to $300m", 30 October 2019...

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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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2 August 2019

Australia: McDonalds and Woolworths accused of failing to protect workers against customer abuse

Author: Isabelle Lane, The New Daily

"Australia’s retail and fast food workers face ‘epidemic’ levels of abuse and harassment", 31 July 2019...

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16 July 2019

Australian brands sourcing cotton from North West China to investigate after reports of forced labour of ethnic minorities

Author: Sophie McNeill, Jeanavive McGregor, Meredith Griffiths, Michael Walsh, Echo Hui & Bang Xiao, ABC news

"Cotton On and Target investigate suppliers after forced labour of Uyghurs exposed in China's Xinjiang", 16 July 2019...

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13 March 2019

Open For Business provides framework for cos. to act in public sphere to promote LGBT+ inclusion

Author: Open For Business (USA)

"Channels of Influence: How Companies Can Promote LGBT+ Inclusive Societies", Mar 2019...

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12 November 2018

Corporate Human Rights Benchmark Key Findings Report 2018

Author: Corporate Human Rights Benchmark

Since its inception, the CHRB has been aiming to answer a deceptively simple question; which companies perform best on human rights issues? [...] [T]his document [...] rank[s] 101 of the world’s largest companies in high human-rights-risk sectors and...

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13 October 2018

AGMs: Origin, Qantas and Woolworths face human rights resolutions

Author: Joanna Mather, Financial Review

14 October 2018...

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