Responsible Business Initiative

Human Rights Policy in Swiss Companies: An Overview

Voluntary corporate compliance to human rights is not enough – statutory requirements are needed.

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Responsible Business Initiative

Vitol and human rights

"Vitol and coal trading: Challenges of human rights due diligence in the supply chain."

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Bread for all position on Vitol’s letter (21 August 2015) »





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Campaign to Free Three Ethiopian Land, Food & Human Rights Defenders

Ethiopian authorities have charged three local land, food, and human rights defenders with terrorism after they attempted to travel to a food security workshop in Kenya. The move is part of the Ethiopian government’s effort to silence voices perceived as critical of its land grabbing agenda and repression of indigenous peoples.

One Year Anniversary Statement (PDF) »

Press Release (21.10.2015) (PDF) »

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