- Focus Areas
06 November 2022
Call for a just transition with human rights at the centre
The climate crisis is among the most critical and complex issues our planet and its people face. COP27...
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...
28 October 2021
Finance in Common: CSO voices still missing
The 2021 Finance in Common Summit left many asking the same question as the previous year: where was c...
20 May 2021
Businesses must secure defenders’ rights
Swedwatch, the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre and business association Amfori co-hosted a w...
03 December 2020
Apremia la necesidad de que las empresas se ocupen de los ataques contra los defensores de derechos humanos
Swedwatch y otras seis organizaciones de la sociedad civil sueca instan a las empresas europeas a inte...
11 November 2020
Swedwatch urges investors to support defenders as pandemic adds to dangers
Human rights and environmental defenders play a key role in contributing to upholding democracy and su...
23 October 2020
Swedwatch calls for human rights inclusion in development finance summit
When the first ever global summit of all public development banks (PBDs) takes place in Paris in Novem...
29 September 2020
Swedwatch part of human rights due diligence campaign
Swedwatch is part of a new campaign in Sweden calling for legislation requiring companies to respect h...
08 April 2020
Covid-19, business, human rights and the environment
The Covid-19 pandemic has severely exacerbated existing human rights and environmental challenges rela...