Business & Human Rights Resource Centre seeks responses from Mercedes/Daimler, Renault, Ferrari, Red Bull, JP Morgan and others
Submitted by: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Posted: Apr 12, 2012 – 09:05 AM EST
LONDON, Apr. 12 /CSRwire/ - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited the following companies, teams and organizations to respond to human rights concerns raised by those calling for a boycott of the Bahrain Grand Prix. This at a time when there are fears for the life of Bahraini prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who is on hunger strike.
If any company or organization fails to respond, that will be indicated.
The invitations to respond were sent to:
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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is an independent non-profit organization that encourages companies to respect human rights. Our website links to reports on the human rights impacts (positive & negative) of 5100 companies worldwide, and provides guidance tools to assist companies and others working in this field. When human rights concerns are raised by civil society, we invite companies to respond, and we post each company’s response alongside the concerns. The response rate is over 75%.
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