In-depth interview with Lea Rankinen of S Group: "If suppliers think they can sue human rights defenders who will audit or investigate them, this will jeopardize our responsible sourcing"26/02/17 |
Migrant workers from Myanmar and Laos make up about 80 per cent of the workforce in Thailand's key export industries, like seafood and fruit processing. In Cheap has a High Price report by...
In-depth interview with William Anderson of adidas: "It is important for brands to have clarity over when and how they will act with respect to HRDs"26/02/17 |
Adidas’s release of a dedicated policy on human rights defenders is a great example of a leading corporate practice on human rights defenders. We interviewed William Anderson, Vice President for...
In-depth interview with Andy Hall: "Companies should help prevent another witch hunt on human rights defenders and civil society"26/02/17 |
Plum Village Zen Buddhist monastery is not where we were expecting to find Andy Hall - an international affairs advisor to the Migrant Worker Rights Network (MWRN) in Thailand and a well-known...
A fightback against the perpetrators is underway, but litigation is proving unappealing and burdensome for victims.
The UK Modern Slavery Act can transform business action to eradicate slavery, but only if investors, civil society, consumers and companies use their leverage to ensure it.
How the business and human rights movement can help make globalisation work for everyone
The new US National Action Plan is a welcome step toward corporate accountability, even if it could be stronger. The key now is real implementation by the next administration.
Creating a network of companies that are willing to act, willing to speak up, when human rights are under threat in the countries where they operate. This is a movement that is sorely needed.
Amidst contention over the impact of Qatar’s kafala reforms on the lives of migrant workers, companies must look to international standards to ensure the rights of their migrant workforce.