Report "Between a rock and a hard place"
23 August 2017
Modern slavery, child labour and unsafe work in Indian granite quarries – What should companies do?
New research, commissioned by ICN and Stop Child Labour, shows that modern slavery, low wages, hazardous and unhealthy working conditions frequently occur in South…
Modern slavery is widespread in Indian quarries. Child labour also occurs frequently. Most Dutch importers of Indian granite give no information from which quarries…
25 September 2006
‘Dutch natural stone companies are beginning to take an interest in responsible business behaviour’
Inhuman labour conditions and wide scale environmental damage are part and parcel of natural stone production in India.
28 December 2005
“Ground Zero” for exploited Indian sandstone quarry workers
Shocking account of the inhuman living and working conditions of workers involved in sandstone quarrying in the state of Rajasthan.