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INTERVIEW—COVID-19 and Belt and Road: Some of the issues impacting business and human rights
Business and Human Rights is always a controversial area, but COVID-19 and China’s Belt and Road Initiative are among the most acute challenges.
Pandemics, politics and principles: business and human rights in Southeast Asia in a time of crisis
It’s clear that full implementation of the UNGPs in Southeast Asia isn’t currently politically feasible.
Addressing modern slavery, Justine Nolan and Martijn Boersma
Important insights into the complexities that perpetuate slavery in a contemporary context.
Business-related human rights violations continue unabated in Indonesia without implementation of the UNGPs
Business investment in Indonesia has grown dramatically in recent years, and business-related human rights violations have continued unabated.
Is ASEAN doing enough to address business and human rights?
ASEAN has taken steps to improve human rights protections, but its silo mentality is hampering action on business and human rights.