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On May 6 2021, UNDP B+HR Asia and UNEP, with support from the EU, hosted a roundtable discussion—the first of a series of events on Business, Human Rights and the Environment. The roundtable focused on priority actions for government and multilateral organizations, by looking at three basic questions: What work has been done so far? What efforts are producing results? And what more needs to happen to strengthen linkages and galvanize action?

Posted on June 5, 2021


Our 35-minute special explores the dynamic and varied nature of business and human rights issues in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Sri Lanka and Thailand

Posted on May 17, 2021


Bangladesh’s readymade garment sector now stands at a critical juncture. One where there is the opportunity to reshape the global supply chain by adopting responsible business practices. This report Agency sends out clear recommendations to every stakeholder in the global supply chain: from brands to labourers, as well as to governments, manufacturing associations, international organisations, civil society, and all other actors that there are actions we can take to ensure accountability and…

Posted on April 30, 2021

Aerial view over mountain road going through tropical rainforest landscape in Thailand.

The Survey on Human Rights and the Environment, involved 13 questions and elicited 609 responses from business and civil society actors, government officials, employees of multilateral institutions, students, and people from other walks of life.

Posted on April 22, 2021