This document captures human right and labour rights disclosure on 35 bellwether companies in India. The information was extracted from cKinetics’ ESG database, which parameterizes the BRR disclosure of corporates.

Forty-eight per cent of Nigerian women have experienced at least one form of violence since the COVID-19 pandemic, a United Nations Women report has revealed.

Countries hit by ecological damage and conflict are trapped in a vicious cycle where one problem reinforces the other. And climate change is expected to make things worse. Ecological threats will lead to widespread conflict and mass migration unless significant efforts are made to limit the damage, a global think-tank report found.

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, most experts estimated child marriage would continue for many more decades. Because the pandemic has increased poverty levels and hunger, and decreased access to education, the risk of girls becoming child brides is also increasing.

A new report from Global Witness shows that the Philippines ranks as the deadliest country in Asia for environmental and land defenders in 2020, and the third deadliest in the world.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of 'In Re: Alarming newspaper report regarding Kanwar Yatra in state of Uttar Pradesh' dated 20/07/2021.

The SC was apprised of certain news articles on the alarming situation taking place in Kerala as a result of Bakrid celebrations. The SC said that pressure groups of all kinds, religious or otherwise cannot in any manner, interfere with the Fundamental Right to Life and Health of the citizens of India and expressed alarm at the Notification dated July 17, 2021 passed by Kerala.

The complete lifecycle of hazardous substances (used here to include all toxics and wastes that have adverse effects on human health and on the environment), starting from their manufacturing and transport, to use, to trade, and eventually disposal, can have an enormous impact on the enjoyment of fundamental human rights- such as the rights to l

The fulfilment of a broad range of human rights depend on thriving biodiversity as well as healthy habitats and ecosystems. These rights include the rights to food, clean air and water, health, culture, and even the right to life. Conversely, biodiversity and habitat loss can result in violations of these and other human rights.

Order of the High Court of Orissa at Cuttack in the matter of In Re Death of Sanitation Workers Vs Chief Secretary & Others dated 06/07/2021.

The report provides a synthesis of global trends in climate change litigation (or simply ‘climate litigation’), a growing global phenomenon. It updates on known case numbers, metrics and categorisations, and considers some of the most relevant trends in the arguments and strategies employed by litigants.

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