Legalrico Foundation supports the establishement of a binding treaty on business and human rights.We join many NGOs and Governments in this regard.
MSEs and Human Rights Mega-sporting events (MSEs) have great potential to positively impact people’s lives. Many countries and cities vie for the privilege and prestige of hosting these events, including to generate new jobs, stimulate urban renewal and foster healthy living and sports participation. Past experience has shown that if not managed properly MSEs can … Continue reading Mega sporting events events impact vis a vis the construction sector and human rights
The construction sector comprises a wide range of economic activity, from individual house building and repair to major engineering works. Construction activity is usually divided roughly equally between housing, non-residential building and civil engineering projects. Construction enterprises range from self-employed individuals to multinational firms operating. The majority of enterprises involved in on-site construction are specialized … Continue reading Building & Construction-intro
There are 17.1 million migrant workers across Africa, 44.5 million in North America, 6.7 million in Central and South America, 58.3 million in Asia and Oceania, and 64.1 million in Europe. In all of these regions at least 10 to 15 per cent are irregular migrants. For the BWI, the current trends in subcontracting and … Continue reading Migrant workers
22 January 2018 By Jin Sook Lee, Gender & Campaign Director, Building and Wood Workers' International, Sarah Tesei, Director of Social Innovation and Human Rights, VINCI The construction industry in Qatar is an important part of the country’s economic development and will remain so for the foreseeable future. The sector relies on migrant workers who … Continue reading New Framework Agreement – Significant Progress in Protecting the Rights of Migrant Construction Work
I was privileged to grace the Thomas Allen podcast of International Construction. The topic was on Sustainable building vis a vis the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The real question was how can the construction industry be sustainable in the confines of the SDGs. In September 25 2015 States met and adopted a set of … Continue reading THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY CAN BE SUSTAINABLE WITHIN THE CONFINES OF SDGs