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The food sector spans the globe: seafood from Thailand, sugar from India, cocoa from Ghana, and coffee from Brazil. But this global reach brings problems: poor working conditions and low wages, forced labor, child labor, gender inequality, and violation of community rights to land. What’s a...
The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has launched a new podcast series "This Way Up: Unpacking Human Rights for Business". This episode features our own Anita Dorett along with Steven Heim & Michelle Cook and explores the impact of the UNGPs. https://embed.sounder.fm/play/160131
Statement supported by 44 investors representing $US270B calls on companies to forswear involvement in Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPPs) and to support, not sue, defenders. NEW YORK, NY - TUESDAY, JUNE 15TH, 2021 – The Investor Alliance for Human Rights released a statement...
Anita Dorett, Director, & Nicole Bohannon, Program Support Fellow, Investor Alliance for Human Rights The investment community has flocked to invest in the renewable energy sector to support the global transition to clean energy as governments, civil society, and businesses around the world are...
A group of religious and socially conscious investors and other funds are ramping up pressure on Western companies over alleged human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region, highlighting the challenges for brands trying to maintain their business ties amid rising tensions.