Human Rights
and Business Award

An annual award (with a $50,000 grant) for outstanding work by human rights defenders in the Global South* or former Soviet Union addressing the human rights impacts of business in those regions.

*Global South = Africa, Asia & Pacific, Latin America & Caribbean, Middle East

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2018 award recipient

Justiça nos Trilhos

Justiça nos Trilhos is an organization working closely with local communities in remote parts of Brazil – including indigenous peoples, peasants, and Afro-descendants – to address human rights and environmental abuses by mining and steel companies, in particular the multinational Vale.

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