- Focus Areas
08 June 2023
Updated OECD Guidelines place stronger demands on companies
The updated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, released today June 8th, place higher deman...
11 April 2023
Calling on EU lawmakers to include downstream due diligence in upcoming directive
A new policy paper examines how companies in sectors characterized by substantial downstream human rig...
13 March 2023
Joint NGO statement: The directive must fully cover the arms sector
In a joint letter NGO´s, including Swedwatch, call on the European Parliament and EU Member States t...
13 February 2023
Webinar on sustainable public procurement
On 22 March Swedwatch and the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) are hosting a webinar for civil soci...
19 December 2022
A risk-based approach to due diligence includes downstream relationships
The due diligence expectations contained in the OECD Guidelines and United Nations Guiding Principles...
29 November 2022
Swedwatch’s key considerations for socially responsible public procurement
Strengthen the EU public procurement directive from 2014 and make it mandatory to enforce human rights...
17 November 2022
New Swedwatch briefing calls on sport sponsors to uphold human rights
Companies that use sport sponsorships to advertise their products or services have an important role t...
02 November 2022
Speaking up for indigenous peoples at COP27
Enabling access to international arenas is a fundamental part of Swedwatch’s work to support human rig...
11 October 2022
Proposed ban on forced labour products fails to put workers at its heart
Today Swedwatch, together with 72 civil society organisations, coalitions and trade unions, signed a r...