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Legalrico Foundation is a leading global centre for Business, Human Rights and Corporate Sustainability. We catalyze mindset and change the game to achieve businesses respect for people’s rights and dignity in their operations and supply chain. We are a mission driven, non-profit organisation with expertise in the following sectors: Construction, Extractives, Agriculture and fisheries. Our … Continue reading HIRING!!!!JOB ADVERTISEMENT FOR RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Finance Home Focus Areas Finance Here Rights and Wrongs – Where Does the Buck Stop?

Last week, Bank of America announced that it would no longer lend to companies that run the controversial centres where the United States Government is detaining refugees and migrants who have entered the country without proper documentation  (such as Caliburn, CoreCivic and Geo Group). Two-thirds of those currently detained are in facilities run by private corporations.   … Continue reading Finance Home Focus Areas Finance Here Rights and Wrongs – Where Does the Buck Stop?

Dignity by Design – Human Rights and the Built Environment Lifecycle 01 July 2019 By Annabel Short, Consultant, IHRB; Founder, Rights Here project

The built environment – the places where we live, work, and interact with others – has a defining influence over our ability to lead healthy, fulfilling lives. By 2050, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Decisions about what and how we build will define our ability to respond to global challenges like … Continue reading Dignity by Design – Human Rights and the Built Environment Lifecycle 01 July 2019 By Annabel Short, Consultant, IHRB; Founder, Rights Here project

USA: 4 female employees file complaint against Walt Disney over alleged gender discrimination

Author: Sam Levin, The Guardian (USA), Published on: 10 July 2019 "Four women allege discrimination in major Disney pay gap case", 5 Jul 2019 Four women joined a major pay gap case against the Walt Disney Company, accusing the entertainment giant of gender discrimination at its Hollywood Records music label, its world-famous theme parks and other … Continue reading USA: 4 female employees file complaint against Walt Disney over alleged gender discrimination

Samsung statement in response to death of employee & alleged labour abuses in factories

Author: Samsung, Published on: 10 July 2019 "Samsung's Commitment to Our Workers in Global Operations", 10 July 2019 ...Earlier this month, South Korean newspaper Hankyoreh suggested that some of Samsung’s production facilities in Vietnam, India and Indonesia had violated several workplace standards. We took this allegation very seriously and would like to provide facts and … Continue reading Samsung statement in response to death of employee & alleged labour abuses in factories

smes role in construction sector and human rights

Small to medium entreprises are arguably the backbone of the South african economy.This is eveidenced by the StatsSA's findings and the setupof a dedicated SME ministry for them.The construction sector is blooming with the rising of SME specialising in plumbing,engineering,architecture,surveying to name but a few.   In the times where business is measured against how … Continue reading smes role in construction sector and human rights