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21 February 2017

G20: John Ruggie addresses socially sustainable supply chains in speech to govt. leaders

Author: John Ruggie, Berthold Beitz Professor at Harvard Kennedy School of Government

...according to an ILO report one out of seven jobs worldwide is related to global supply chains. That number does not encompass so-called non-standard forms of work, which can range from casual and temporary employment to forced and bonded labor, nor...

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20 February 2017

India: Govt. revives changes to labour law that will affect over 50% of factories

Author: www.scroll.in

"Months after note ban, Centre revives changes to labour law that will affect over 50% of factories", 21 Feb 2017...

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18 February 2017

India: Drive against bonded labour: NHRC suggests setting up task force

Author: Ravi Singh, Tribune [India]

Invigorating the government’s drive against bonded labour, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has suggested, among others, setting up a “Task Force” to examine obstacles and challenges in implementation of measures in vogue to eradicate the...

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17 February 2017

India: 7,000 march in Bengaluru to protest state's inaction over bonded labour

Author: Chloe Perceval & Alfea Jamal

...[A]round 7,000 former bonded labourers, agricultural workers, members of self-help groups, along with Rural Development and Panchayat Raj minister for Karnataka, H.K. Patil were in attendance at a protest to eradicate bonded labour and rehabilitate...

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17 February 2017

India: Dabur’s Real Fruit Juice to change packaging which was gender discriminating

Author: Aishwarya Krishnan, www.india.com

 Dabur, which is one of the biggest consumer goods manufacturing in India, has also used some very stereotypical advertisements and portrayed products specifically for one gender. However, the Indian million dollar company has finally been called out...

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17 February 2017

Mining threat on sacred land unites Indian tribal villages

Tribal groups in India’s Maharashtra state gather at an ancient shrine before harvest each year to give thanks and celebrate their sacred land by singing, dancing and feasting. This year, they injected a modern twist: a discussion about the threat of...

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15 February 2017

Poor, marginalised communities face land threats from mining, infrastructure, renewable energy - secure tenure rights urgently needed

Author: Rights and Resources Initiative (USA)

From Risk and Conflict to Peace and Prosperity - The Urgency of securing Community Land Rights in a Turbulent World, Feb. 2017...

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13 February 2017

India: 2017 Responsible Business Index ranks top 100 listed companies

In an attempt to gauge how Indian firms are coping with the interests of various stakeholders, a collaborative effort of non-profits—Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Praxis and Partners in Change—has put together the second edition of...

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13 February 2017
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13 February 2017

Businesses must make greater effort to engage with UN Sustainable Development Goals, says Oxfam

Author: Namit Agarwal, Uwe Gneiting & Ruth Mhlanga, Oxfam

"Raising the bar: Rethinking the role of business in the Sustainable Development Goals", 13 Feb 2017...

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