Africa: Civil Society call on the Minerals Act amendments to include more on rights of communities Author: Sarah Smit, Mail & Guardian (South Africa) ‘Changes to mining Act need work’ 7 February 2020 Years of fighting by South African mining communities have shaped the changes to the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act. But civic … Continue reading Mining and humanrights in South Africa
Reporting on human rights & sustainability remains “troublingly poor”, research on 1000 European companies finds New research by the Alliance for Corporate Transparency, analysing the information disclosed by 1000 European companies on their environmental and social impacts under the EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive, finds that the quality of reporting remains "troubling[ly] poor". Key findings include Disclosure … Continue reading Reporting on human rights & sustainability
February 14, 2020 ACHNews Awareness. Cooperation. Health MENU AWARENESS Hershey’s, Nestlé and Mars Are Still Using Child Labor on Cocoa Farms. by Annie KinJune 19, 2019 Chocolate. That delicious treat that has become a mainstay in our lives. We use it as a romantic treat. A nourishing superfood. A reward when we’ve accomplished something big. It … Continue reading #sustainability. Don’t buy Nestlé, Hershey’s or Mars for St. Valentine’s!
February 12, 2020 – SEAL Awards today announced the winners of the 2019 SEAL Business Sustainability Awards, celebrating their leadership, transparency, and commitment to sustainable business practices. Global brands like Adobe, Cisco, Hilton, Pirelli, and Unilever were among those selected for the SEAL Organizational Impact Award. Selected by combining two premier ESG data sets – the CDP A-List and the SAM Corporate Sustainability … Continue reading #sustainability awards
Fire Kills Seven in Indian Factory that Made Denim for Major US Brands By Tara Donaldson CREDIT: Shutterstock Another fire has claimed factory workers lives. RELATED ARTICLES Outland Denim Shortlisted for Anti-Slavery Award Denim Brands at Project Women's Offered Fashion and Variety This time, a blaze burned through the two-story Nandan Denim factory in Ahmedabad, India … Continue reading We demand #mHRDD now .
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In-depth Interview with William Leslie Amanzuru - Friends of ZOKA (Oct 2019) 10/2/20 - Christen Dobson, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre William Leslie Amanzuru is an environmental human rights defender and the team leader at Friends of ZOKA in Uganda. Friends of ZOKA is a group of environmentalist activists named for its members' love … Continue reading Bhrrc interviews a human rights defender :check it out
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“Shell began the year with another attempt to greenwash its role in the climate crisis, trying to present itself as the future of energy even as the planet burns. This expensive PR effort must not divert attention from the fact that Shell is facing a year of unprecedented legal scrutiny over its business in Nigeria,” said Mark … Continue reading Is 2020 the year for reckoning for Shell,amnesty writes