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.
Just recovery in peril: Human Rights Defenders face increasing risk during COVID-19
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has tracked 286 cases of attacks against defenders focused on business-related activities since the onset of COVID-19. Our data and case studies revealing increasing human rights risk to those working hardest to defend them.
Economies of care or abuse? Company behaviour in Mexico during COVID-19
We analysed 229 public allegations of abuse and 42 company responses across 4 key business sectors to investigate the impact of COVID-19 on existing inequalities and human rights abuses in Mexico
2020 KnowTheChain Food & Beverage Benchmark
Third benchmark on the sector ranks the 43 largest global food and beverage companies on their efforts to address forced labour
Renewable Energy & Human Rights Benchmark
First global human rights benchmark examines the human rights policies of 16 of largest wind and solar companies
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 18 November
Corporate Human Rights Benchmark releases 2020 benchmark on human rights disclosures of 230 companies
Weekly Update 11 November
Labour unions & civil society groups identify new opportunities for human rights in business under President-elect Biden
Weekly Update 4 November
US election - labour & business leaders call for full vote count
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 [Coming Soon...]
We have profiled numerous lawsuits brought against companies to hold them to account for alleged human rights abuse.