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27 September 2019

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre to audit companies’ Modern Slavery Act compliance for UK Home Office

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26 September 2019

Australian government publishes Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act Guidance for Reporting Entities

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25 September 2019

VIDEO: 10th annual Mary Robinson Speaker Series explores indigenous rights and a just low-carbon transition

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23 September 2019

John Ruggie responds to Swiss letter saying it 'misconstrues' basic elements of the UNGPs

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19 September 2019

Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival unites civil society leaders to scale up climate justice action

The People’s Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival – the first ever global summit on human rights and climate change – will be hosted by leading civil society groups and the UN Human Rights Office in New York on 18-19 September. The People’s...

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18 September 2019

Lesotho garment workers struck landmark deals to tackle gender-based violence. Here's how it happened

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18 September 2019

Weekly Update 18 September 2019: Activist shareholders in Australia gear up ahead of Annual General Meeting season

Our?run down?of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs?and?events announcements. READ THE FULL UPDATE Archive of past Weekly Updates since 2005 Weekly update sign-up

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17 September 2019

Siemens and Thyssenkrupp respond to NGO letter on mining activities in indigenous territories in Brasil

In a public letter dated 29 August 2019, Dachverband Kritische Aktion?re (Association of Ethical Shareholders Germany), AK Rohstoffe (Natural resources working group) and?Bund fu?r Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland e.V. (German?Association?for?the...

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13 September 2019

Amnesty International report finds arms companies failing to address human rights risks; incl. co comments

The defence sector plays an important yet often overlooked role in the supply of military goods and services to countries involved in committing human rights violations, argues Amnesty International. For their report "Outsourcing Responsibilty", the...

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13 September 2019

ECCJ publishes comparative legal analysis of HRDD laws and proposals in Europe

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