How did the pandemic affect child labour?

Week of 31 May 2021 How did the pandemic affect child labour? Our key takeaway: Massive school closures + unprecedented loss of jobs = surge in child labour. Focus needs to be placed on alleviating poverty and supporting adult employment to stop children from being supply chain workers.NGOs Human Rights Watch, Friends of the Nation … Continue reading How did the pandemic affect child labour?

What has the European Parliament just said on the environment, climate and human rights?

Week of 31 May 2021 What has the European Parliament just said on the environment, climate and human rights? Our key takeaway: The European Parliament has a clear message for the EU and its member states: integrate the environment and human rights together in policies, actions and practice.The European Parliament adopted a resolution on 19 … Continue reading What has the European Parliament just said on the environment, climate and human rights?

How can companies advance a people-centred approach to climate action?

Week of 31 May 2021 How can companies advance a people-centred approach to climate action? Our key takeaway: “Unless we listen, we can only impose solutions.” Engaging with climate justice as business leaders starts with listening to impacted people, and entails raising comfort levels with uncertainty and gradual evolution. It also means connecting the dots … Continue reading How can companies advance a people-centred approach to climate action?