Business and Human Rights

India: Workshop on Grievance Mechanisms to address Business Impacts on Human Rights in India

November 4, 2014 9:22 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Media

Cividep India, a Bangalore-based NGO, is organizing a national workshop on business and human rights grievance mechanisms will be held in New Delhi, India, from […]

Global solidarity on display in Berlin as trade unionists meet at LabourStart conference

June 4, 2014 10:27 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

LabourStart’s annual Global Solidarity Conference took place in Berlin this year.360 trade unionists from many different countries came to Germany to take part in workshops, […]

LabourStart Global Solidarity Conference. Berlin 23-25 May 2014

March 18, 2014 10:47 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics, Garment

This conference will provide a forum where trade union activists from different countries can meet and discuss the most important issues facing the international labour […]

Corporate governance and the UN Guiding Principles – UN Forum on Business and Human Rights

February 9, 2014 10:50 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Media

The second pillar of the UN Guiding Principles places substantial emphasis on internal corporate governance. The responsibility to respect human rights requires business to develop, […]

OECD Watch Case Check

January 14, 2014 11:15 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights

OECD Watch has developed an online Case Check to assist potential complainants in deciding whether the OECD Guidelines can be used to address corporate misconduct. […]

How to use the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in company research and advocacy? A guide for civil society organisations

January 7, 2014 12:59 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Reports

This guide aims to provide concrete support, guidance and a uniform reference framework for CSOs in using the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and […]

Cividep a partner in SOMO’s Human Rights & Grievance Mechanisms Programme

January 3, 2014 11:07 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights

Cividep India is a partner in SOMO’s Human Rights & Grievance Mechanisms Programme, a four-year project (2012-2015) to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of non-judicial […]

Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) not respecting workers’ rights in India

September 20, 2013 11:21 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

Nokia Siemens Network (NSN) is not respecting workers’ rights in India. Cividep India and the GoodElectronics Network tried to engage with NSN but found the […]

Global expectations on Indian operations: A study on Stora Enso’s human rights challenges

September 3, 2013 12:06 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Reports

This report investigates if Stora Enso’s ambition “Do good for the people and the planet” is put into action at Stora Enso Inpac, a mill […]

Calling for Corporate Accountability: A Guide to the 2011 OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

June 26, 2013 12:40 am | by admin | Posted in Business and Human Rights, Reports

The OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises are a unique, government-backed international corporate accountability mechanism aimed at encouraging responsible business behaviour around the world. They define […]