Oxfam independently researched Unilever's factory and supply chain in Vietnam. It looked at pressing issues such as discrimination, freedom of association, wages and working hours including precarious work. Read and/or download: Unilever-Oxfam_report
Toolkit Kinderarbeidvrij Inkopen door Overheidsinstanties
Read and/or download: Toolkit Kinderarbeidvrij inkopen door overheidsinstanties
Oxfam GB groundbreaking report on labour rights in Unilever’s supply chain
Oxfam GB released a groundbreaking report on labour rights in Unilever’s supply chain. It is groundbreaking not so much because of its content (although as the project’s technical advisor and co-author of the report, I do think we have some fascinating findings to...
Take a closer look – current practices of Dutch business on human rights
Just after the UN Guiding Principles were launched in 2011, Human Rights@Work, together with VBDO and BECO, reviewed the status of guidelines' implementation in the Netherlands in 2012 and to provide ideas and suggestions for future elaboration of the human rights...
The Round Table for Sustainable Palmoil (RSPO) and human rights
Human rights and business and the implications for the RSPO. Read and/or download: The Round Table for Sustainable Palmoil (RSPO) and human rightsHuman Rights in the RSPO
Due Diligence on Child Labour: New Law in The Netherlands
Broad support in parliament On the 7th of February the Dutch parliament approved a new law, the Due Diligence Child Labour. The law was initiated by the Labour Party (PvdA) and after some amendments received broad support in Parliament. Only the Liberal Party (VVD),...