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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...
27 February 2023
Complaints that Aker BP and Aker ASA did not adhere to the OECD guidelines accepted by the NCP
The Norwegian National Contact Point (NCP) has published its decision to accept the complaints filed b...
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...
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...
05 September 2022
Guidelines on gender due diligence not followed in practice
Despite expectations on businesses to conduct due diligence with a ‘gender lens’, gender-sensitive and...