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New Coalition Aims to Advance Human Rights in the Built Environment

The Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, the Australian Human Rights Institute at the University of New South Wales, and the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights have joined forces to work with others to address some of the...more

Beyond Rana Plaza - Reflections Over the Last Five Years

Five years ago today, on April 24th, 2013, one of the worst workplace disasters in history occured. Over 1,100 garment workers in the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh were killed when the building collapsed, despite having walked out the day prior due to safety concerns.  

Over the ensuing five...more

24 April 2018

Research into the Facilities Management Sector Launched

The UK Modern Slavery Act has increased the focus in the UK on the conditions of workers in both direct and extended supply chains. Facilities management is a growing sector within the UK and globally, but more awareness is needed of the ways in which companies in the sector can positively and...more

21 March 2017

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Responsible Commodities Trading and Implementing the UNGPs - Singapore Roundtable

Today, companies are increasingly expected to conduct their business operations responsibly,...

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Singapore

05 November 2019

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