At RWI, we shed light on and conduct research within in a great number of human rights issues.
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“The RWI Chair of Human Rights and Business” should if possible, include funding for one … Continue reading » “The RWI Chair of Human Rights and Business” Continue readingMore Tag
Economic globalisation has to be a fair globalisation. This means enabling the realisation of human rights and the protection of the environment. For more than a decade, we have focused on business and human rights.
Highlights from 2020
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A NEW EU BUSINESS MODEL?
Responsible and sustainable value chains are moving up the EU policy agenda. With its Green Deal adopted in 2019 the EU aims at a more sustainable growth model and in early 2021 the EU put … Continue reading » “Webinar (III/III) recording: On the new EU Directive on Human Rights Due Diligence” Continue readingMore Tag
In the early days of digital learning, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute (RWI) started developing digital learning, e-learning, and blended learning courses. Around ten years ago, the Regional Asia Pacific Programme (RAPP) began to develop and use using blended learning methodologies … Continue reading » “Full Speed on Blended Learning Courses in Regional Asia Pacific” Continue readingMore Tag
In 2017, RWI, together with academic partners in China, identified a need for a new teaching resource in ‘Business and Human Rights’ area.
Radu Mares, Senior Researcher and thematic lead for the Business and Human Rights area, says:
“Despite a … Continue reading » “Business and Human Rights: A Tool for Lecturers” Continue readingMore Tag
The human rights to a healthy environment
In 2020 RAPP, the Regional Asia Pacific Programme, presented a thematic study on the Right to a Safe, Clean, and Sustainable Environment called Prosperous and green in the Anthropocene: The human right to … Continue reading » “Prosperous and Green in the Anthropocene” Continue readingMore Tag
It has been 50 years since Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme first held a summer-speech in Almedalen, Sweden in 1968, thereby establishing Sweden’s — and one of the world’s — most important democratic meeting places. This year, the Raoul Wallenberg … Continue reading » “Reasons to Fixate on Human Rights at Almedalen” Continue readingMore Tag
RWI’s Malin Oud discussed corporate responsibility, human rights and sustainable consumption last month during Lund University Sustainability Week, co-organized by RWI along with the Lund University Sustainability Forum.
The changing global dynamics calls for a different approach to assigning … Continue reading » ““Companies Have a Responsibility to Respect Human Rights”” Continue readingMore Tag
Producing a battery is resource intensive and demand for metals like cobalt, copper and nickel is soaring, leading to their colloquial name “blood batteries”. To fill that demand, artisanal miners in the Congo are digging deep, working under terrible conditions … Continue reading » “The Effects of Mining for Blood Batteries” Continue readingMore Tag