Business and Human Rights

NGO Coalition on Youth and Migrant Labour

March 5, 2017 10:10 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

On February 14, 2017, as love was being celebrated the world over, a group of NGOs united around their commitment to young migrant workers. The […]

Implementation of Sexual Harassment at Workplace Act, 2013 in the garment sector – an Event Report

February 15, 2017 10:00 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Garment, Reports

As part of the study on Human Rights and Grievance Mechanisms, Cividep aims to urge state authorities to clarify the role and responsibility of various […]

From Temple Town to Industrial Hub: through the eyes of young workers

January 24, 2017 9:06 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

Activists of Cividep, a labour rights organisation, recently met with a group of young women from Thirupandhiyur who work at an electronics factory in Sriperumbudur. […]

19 Public Reports published by Corporate Accountability Research

January 3, 2017 10:50 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Media

Corporate Accountability Research had recently launched the findings of five years of research and analysis animated by questions about how a growing class of non-judicial redress […]

Conference on International legally binding instrument on TNCs with respect to human rights

November 17, 2016 10:00 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Reports

On September 15, 2016, Cividep India conducted a consultation meeting in New Delhi to discuss the possibilities of establishing an international legally binding treaty to […]

Global Labour University announces Online Course on Decent Work in Global Supply Chains

November 11, 2016 12:26 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights

The Massive Open Online Course on decent work in global supply chains is now open for enrolment on https://iversity.org/en/courses/decent-work-in-global-supply-chains. This online course offers the opportunity […]

Podcast on the need for a legally-binding treaty for human and labour rights

September 26, 2016 12:52 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights

Dr. Surya Deva discusses the importance of establishing an international legally binding treaty to regulate the activities of transnational and domestic corporations, and protect human […]

Are global brands truly minding the gap? Cividep Responds to Global Brands

May 5, 2016 9:11 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Electronics, Reports

In 2014, Future in Our Hands (Framtiden i våre hender), Norway and Cividep India jointly conducted a study comparing working conditions and wages in two […]

Remedy Remains Rare

April 25, 2016 10:00 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Reports

National Contact Points (NCPs) were established to promote adherence to the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises (the Guidelines). In 2000, these state-based offices began accepting […]

Reuters publishes news article on the Stitching Our Shoes Report

April 6, 2016 6:08 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Leather, Media

Homeworkers Worldwide (HWW), Labour Behind the Label and Cividep India, came together to tell the story of thousands of women homeworkers stitching leather shoes for […]