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Business human rights responsibility for refugees & migrant workers: Turning policies into practice in the Middle East
Author: Samentha Goethals, Joseph Bardwell, Mariam Bhacker, & Bahaa Ezzelarab, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre in Business & Human Rights Journal
...Our focus in this piece is to consider how companies have been implementing their human rights responsibility to address the risks and challenges faced by refugees and migrant workers in the Middle East, a region that is currently experiencing...
- Related in-depth areas: Construction firms & migrant workers in Qatar and UAE Syrian refugees: Abuse & exploitation in Turkish garment factories
- Related companies: Al Balagh Trading & Contracting Al Jaber Group Arcadia Group ASOS Associated British Foods BAM International (part of Royal BAM) Burberry C&A Esprit FIFA Gap Gerry Weber H&M HBK Contracting Company Inditex J&P Avax SA J.C. Penney Joannou & Paraskevaides (Overseas) KiK Larsen & Toubro LC Waikiki Lidl Liz Claiborne (part of J.C. Penney) Mexx (part of Liz Claiborne) Midmac Mothercare New Look New Yorker Next OHL Otto Porr Primark (part of Associated British Foods) River Island (part of Lewis Trust) Royal BAM s.Oliver Sainsbury's SuperGroup Tchibo Tesco VF Corp Walmart White Stuff
Author: Taipei Times
Leading shoe and designer clothing labels, including Nike Inc and Puma AG, have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains, but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing hides, according to a...
Leading shoe and designer clothing labels including Nike and Puma have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing hides, according to a study. The...
Author: Maxime Goualin, Schneider Electric, dans E-RSE
« Respect des droits humains : Schneider Electric prépare son plan de vigilance », 19 juin 2017...
- Related companies: Schneider Electric
Canada: Imports of “risky products” linked to child & forced labour are growing; majority of Canadians want more govt. action, new report finds
Author: World Vision Canada
Child labour and modern day slavery (forced labour) continue to plague the world in 2017. An estimated 85 million children suffer in dirty, dangerous and degrading work...This report, produced by World Vision Canada, exposes the risk of child and...
UN Working Group on business & human rights presents reports & activity update to Human Rights Council
Author: UN Working Group on business & human rights
"Statement by the Working Group Chairperson to the 35th session of the Human Rights Council"...
4 short briefings released for businesses & investors on reporting requirements under UK Modern Slavery Act
The Modern Slavery Act requires companies with a turnover of more than £36m operating in the UK to publish an annual statement setting out what they have done to eradicate slavery and human trafficking from their supply chains and operations....