articles by Madhura Rao

India

As human rights crisis brews in Assam's tea plantations, businesses must step up to end cycle of deprivation

To make a significant impact on the human rights of Assam's tea plantation workers, businesses need to move away from the window dressing approach of corporate social responsibility (CSR) that allows them to cherry-pick issues that they wish to address. They must move to a more robust and systematic approach — one that places the protection of human rights at its core.