Action & Policy Research

Supply Chain Sustainability

CRB is working in the sandstone mining industry in Rajasthan to investigate the extent and challenges of child labor. The project included extensive primary and secondary research to ascertain the reasons for child labor, various associated related issues and suitable programs that can be taken to mitigate it. This study has been conducted in partnership with UNICEF

CRB also partnered with UNICEF to organize a Round-table consultation in January 2015, which saw participation from over 70 delegates from industries, standards and developmental organizations to discuss promoting child rights in Business supply chains.

ISEAL Alliance

CRB in association with ISEAL Alliance carried out studies for five sustainability standards viz.

  1. Responsible Finance
  2. Responsible Jewellery Council
  3. Fair trade Coffee
  4. Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
  5. Forest Stewardship Council cases to understand the effectiveness of these standards on the adopter business/public corporations