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9 April 2020

Civil society organisations, including BHRRC, publish joint response to UK Government’s first Modern Slavery Statement

Author: CORE Coalition, Amnesty International UK, Anti-Slavery International, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, Christian Aid, Environmental Justice Foundation, FLEX, Taidcraft Exchange, Walk Free (an initiative of the Minderoo Foundation) and UNISON

“Joint civil society response to the UK Government’s Modern Slavery Statement”, 08 April 2020...

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9 April 2020

EU urged to ensure labour and health protection for migrant farm workers amid COVID-19 crisis

Author: Giulia Lagana, Al Jazeera

"Without rights for farm workers, EU's food supplies are at risk", 7 April 2020...

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8 April 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 heightens supply chain vulnerabilities and demonstrates need for better human capital management

Author: Felicitas Weber, Project Lead, KnowTheChain and Sonal Mahida, Founder, Verability, in Responsible Investor (UK)

COVID-19 demonstrates the need to address ESG risks in supply chains, 7 April 2020...

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8 April 2020

Multi-stakeholder & industry initiatives produce guidance on responsible business practices to protect garment workers during COVID-19 pandemic

Major apparel brands and retailers are cancelling or delaying orders as lockdowns across Europe and the United States force retail stores to close, risking the livelihoods of millions of garment workers in their supply chains. As brands cancel orders...

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8 April 2020

South Asia: IDSN calls for Dalit & other vulnerable supply chain workers to be protected from fallout of Covid-19

“Vulnerable workers in supply chain need urgent protection to survive impact of Covid-19”, 03 April 2020...

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8 April 2020

Workers in agricultural supply chains among groups most at risk of COVID-19 infection

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7 April 2020
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Author: Human Rights Watch

« En Asie, des entreprises de l’habillement abandonnent les travailleuses en pleine pandémie », 1er avril 2020...

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7 April 2020

Commentary: Companies must mitigate human impacts of contractual non-performance during COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Andrea Shemberg & Benn Hogan, Global Business Initiative

“COVID-19 and contract non-performance: wise companies are guided by business and human rights thinking”, 4 April 2020...

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7 April 2020

Commentary: COVID-19 & climate change response requires shift from 'corporate capture' to 'circular responsibility'

Author: Chiara Macchi, Business & Human Rights Journal, Cambridge Core blog

"We will not survive pandemics and climate change without a shift from 'corporate capture' to 'circular responsibility'", 4 April 2020...

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7 April 2020

Commentary: how ILO Convention 190 can help combat the rise of domestic violence resulting from COVID-19 lockdowns

Author: UNI Global Union

“Domestic violence invades the workplace: Why ILO C190 is needed in the time of Covid-19”, 06 April 2020...

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