A report released by the Dalit Solidarity Network UK on 22 April 2008 concludes that many UK companies have failed to develop policies which will address the problems of caste discrimination in India.

”We strongly believe that all those becoming involved in the Indian economy need to be aware of the caste issue and willing actively to address it in whatever way they can. It is of particular importance now with the huge growth in the Indian economy and the potential for companies such as yours ”, says Meena Varma, Director of Dalit Solidarity Network, UK, in the foreword.

The report gives an initial profile of eight companies and banks that are currently increasing their involvement in India.

> Read the full report here