Are companies mining with meaning, i.e., are they managing their human rights risks in the shift to clean energy? No – is the answer from a recent study

Week of 2 November 2020 Are companies mining with meaning, i.e., are they managing their human rights risks in the shift to clean energy? No – is the answer from a recent study The race towards renewable energy is helping the world meet our necessary climate goals - but it’s also increasing human rights and … Continue reading Are companies mining with meaning, i.e., are they managing their human rights risks in the shift to clean energy? No – is the answer from a recent study

The sixth round of negotiations on the UN’s draft treaty on business and human rights has concluded – and the discussions continue to be lively

Week of 2 November 2020 The sixth round of negotiations on the UN’s draft treaty on business and human rights has concluded – and the discussions continue to be lively The sixth round of negotiations on the UN’s draft treaty on business and human rights has concluded. Commentators, academics, lawyers, trade unions, civil society organisations … Continue reading The sixth round of negotiations on the UN’s draft treaty on business and human rights has concluded – and the discussions continue to be lively

COVID 19 crisis + millions of workers already in vulnerable situations = devastating consequences

Week of 2 November 2020 COVID 19 crisis + millions of workers already in vulnerable situations = devastating consequences The COVID-19 crisis is deteriorating workers’ most basic human rights in every region across the globe. The International Labour Organization (ILO) points to the ways in which the pandemic is (1) undermining the right to freedom … Continue reading COVID 19 crisis + millions of workers already in vulnerable situations = devastating consequences