The International Roundtable for Sustainable Tea (THIRST)

THIRST’s Literature Review report on human rights

Wednesday 18 May 2022

Today, The International Roundtable for Sustainable Tea, THIRST, published a report highlighting several human rights issues in the global tea sector.

It is the first phase of a three-year sector-wide Human Rights Impact Assessment for tea (HRIA), designed to help civil society, companies, and governments understand the most effective ways to address systemic issues that lead to human rights breaches.

THIRST will host an online roundtable on 31 May 2022 to discuss the findings with tea industry stakeholders.

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