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From Us

Alongside its core work providing a platform for Human Rights advocates, the Resource Centre runs several focused programme areas and regularly releases briefings and reports on areas of particular interest. Get stuck in below.

SLAPPed but not silenced: Defending human rights in the face of legal risks

First-ever global analysis of lawsuits which bear the hallmarks of SLAPPs brought or initiated by business actors reveals this tactic is used in every region of the world to intimidate people into silence.

Recent

2021 KnowTheChain Apparel & Footwear Benchmark

KnowTheChain assessed the 37 largest global apparel and footwear companies on their efforts to address forced labor risks in supply chains

All at sea: An evaluation of company efforts to address modern slavery in Pacific supply chains of canned tuna

The canned tuna industry is rife with allegations of modern slavery in Pacific supply chains. Our research on 35 canned tuna brands and supermarkets finds paper promises to tackle modern slavery, but little practical protection for workers

Wage theft and pandemic profits: The right to a living wage for garment workers

A year into the pandemic, fashion industry profits are booming again while almost three quarters of garment workers face hunger

Weekly Updates

Our weekly run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements.

Weekly Update 16 June

Assessing the UN Guiding Principles at 10

Weekly Update 9 June

G7 - landmark deal to tax multinationals

Weekly Update 2 June

Climate justice win as Dutch court orders Shell to cut carbon emissions

Databases

Alongside our core work recording news and allegations across all regions and sectors, we also maintain several databases of incidents in particularly pressing areas. You can discover the key findings and raw data behind these efforts below.

Attacks on Human Rights Defenders

The HRDs Database contains over 2000 recorded instances of attacks by companies impacting the rights of Defenders.

Lawsuits against companies

Search our database of 200 lawsuits brought against companies to hold them to account for alleged human rights abuse.

Lawsuits against defenders

Strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPPs) are one tactic used by business actors to stop people raising concerns about their practices. Explore our database of cases that bear the hallmarks of SLAPPs.

From the Resource Centre