The report sheds light on Swedish land plantings and regions' strategies for the use of ethical standards in purchasing. In January 2008 a new law came into effect that enabled the possibility of setting ethical standards in public procurement in Sweden. Read more »
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This report demonstrate different methods for how unions, businesses and muliti-stakeholder initiatives is working to strength worker’s rights in China. Read more »
Follow-up Report from interviews conducted in 2007 regarding the electronics industry. The report shows little improvement and focus on why the working conditions in the Philippines has not improved. Read more »
MakeITfair (Find Watch, SACOM and SONOS) has issued a report concerning the production of portable music players and game consoles. The report identifies a series of violations of labor rights in the industry. Read more »
This is a follow-up report on surveys done in 2004 where Swedwatch surveyed factories that produced toys for the Swedish market. Read more »
Slavery still occurs in the form of interest-slavery and humantrafficking. The most common causes of forced labor in our days are methods such as the confiscation of identity documents to employees, retention and salary and structure of the debt to the employer. Read more »
This report aims to provide an insight into growing children’s rights abuses in Burma, and their relation to widespread trade union rights abuses in the country. It follows from a survey carried out in Burma during August and September 2009 in which meetings were held with tens of stakeholders in the child development sector. Read more »
The electronics industry uses a significant proportion of hard recoverable metals, which are often found in areas of conflict in developing countries. Read more »
This video report presents profitable arguments for including social and environmental considerations in investment decisions and strategies. Read more »
Virtue out of Necessity? Compliance, Commitment, and Improvement of Labor Conditions in Global Supply Chains
Discussion on the merits of ‘commitment-oriented approach’ over ‘voluntary compliance model’ towards the improvement of working conditions and labour rights in global supply chains. Read more »