16 April 2020 - The Fair Labour Association drew up guidelines for apparel companies in the COVID-19 crisis to protect workers in the supply chain. Several recommendations are made. Read more about them here.
16 April 2020 - Business & Human Rights and Semilla Consultors have jointly developed a human rights due diligence framework, focused on the COVID-19 crisis. This framework provides tools for companies in these turbulent times not only to safeguard the turnover and progress of the company, but also to respect the human rights of their employees, workers in the supply chain and customers. Read more about the framework here.
21 January 2020 - A recent urban development project in Angola resulted in three thousand families being forcibly evicted from their homes without any form of compensation. Therefore, we have added a risk relating to human rights violations and corruption in Angola.
14 January 2020 - We added the raw material scanner (grondstoffenscanner) as advice. In this scanner you can look up the CSR risks for different raw materials and you will get information on how to deal with these risks.
5 January 2020 - We have updated the US Department of State's annual source 'Country Reports on Human Rights Practices'. This source provides information about labour rights, corruption, trade union freedom and child labour worldwide.