- Focus Areas
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...
01 December 2020
Swedwatch calls for integration of business and human rights into peace and security frameworks
Swedwatch recently joined an online dialogue with the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights an...
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...
29 April 2020
Companies must act responsibly towards migrant workers
Migrant workers in Dubai’s hotel sector are hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic. Companies employing mig...
11 March 2019
Empowering defenders in Quito
Mining, oil, agriculture and hydropower - the list was long when human rights defenders mapped problem...
12 June 2018
Sponsors must act on human rights risks
Companies that sponsor the Swedish Football Association need to act on human rights risks associated w...
22 December 2017
Need for companies to address non-standard employment risks
Employment forms that do not provide full-time and permanent employment are increasingly used by compa...
20 November 2017
Exits and human rights in focus at report launch in Sierra Leone
Commitments were made on increased collaboration between CSOs and government agencies at Swedwatch's l...
15 November 2016
Public authorities: Agents for change?
Social criteria in public procurement can improve working conditions in global supply chains, accordin...