In 2011 the UN Human Rights Council unanimously endorsed the Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights. These 31 principles are based on three key principles; the duty of states and enterprises to protect and respect human rights and the ... →
A new report released by the Human Rights Law Centre and partners, details the extent of financial sector involvement in companies associated with human rights abuses in Australia’s offshore detention centres (ODC’s).
It draws attention to the company Ferrovial, a ... →
In June 2016, BankTrack published its second edition of “Banking with Principles? – Benchmarking Banks against the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights“. Using 12 criteria in 4 categories (policies, due diligence commitments, reporting and access to remedy), ... →
The Israeli settlement policy in the occupied areas in the West Bank is frequently medially in the focus of the interest and often produces indignation around the world and the international community refuses the settlements as contrary to international law. ... →
In a report recently published by MiningWatch Canada and the United Steelworkers, the Canadian embassy in Mexico is accused of misusing their diplomatic relations to enforce economic interests of a Canadian mining company at the expense of the Mexican miners. ... →
Corruption and Human Rights Violations in the Philippines
Nine years have gone by since the strike of unionists of Nestlé Philippines has begun and still there is little hope for a resolution of the conflict. In 2008, the Supreme Court ... →