November 29, 2017

Nimble Fingers, Stifled Voices

Is a World Bank funded project stifling agency and voices of its female employees?

As diplomats, civil society organizations, governments and businesses gather in Geneva to talk about the role of business to respect and protect human rights, a company – backed by the World Bank – is failing at both. Amalgamated Plantations Private Limited (APPL), the second largest producer and supplier of tea in India, is a joint venture of the Tata Group and the World Bank’s private sector side, the International Finance Corporation (IFC).

Read the whole article at the International Labor Rights Forum