Business and Human Rights

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

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

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

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

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 advocacyA guide for civil society organisations

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

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

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

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

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 […]

OECD Watch Update: Dutch NCP publishes preliminary statement and joint statement in POSCO/ ABP case

Demonstration in front of POSCO South Korea In October 2012 Lok Shakti Abhiyan and supporting coalitions in South Korea, Netherlands and Norway have filed a complaint […]