Protecting Rights. Ending Corporate Abuse


CJC to Coordinate Third Consecutive Labour Conference Fringe Event

  This October the Corporate Justice Coalition (CJC) will be jointly coordinating its third consecutive Labour Party Conference Fringe event, Green Prosperity and Human Rights: Preventing UK Corporate and Public Sector Supply Chain Abuses. The event will be co-hosted by the Labour Campaign for Human Rights and SME4Labour and chaired by James Jennion, Co-Director Labour...

Time for change – MPs from across parties turn out for CJC event

At the end of May, we joined the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Human Rights to host the event “Levelling the playing field for UK companies: Mandatory supply chain due diligence to protect human rights and the environment” in Parliament. The event was set up to highlight to Parliamentarians the broad and strong support for a...

UK businesses, investors call for new human rights and environmental due diligence law

49 leading businesses and investors have called on the UK Government to introduce a new legal requirement for companies and investors to carry out human rights and environmental due diligence. A group including Microsoft, Tesco, Primark and Nestlé said: “Legislation can contribute to a competitive level playing field, increase legal certainty about the standards expected...

Investor letter for UK Human Rights Due Diligence

39 investors sign a letter calling on the UK government to bring forward a ‘Business, Human Rights and Environment Act’ to mandate all companies to conduct human rights and environmental due diligence. The investors include Jupiter, Ethos, BMO and Legal & General Asset Management. In total, the investors represent £4.5 trillion in assets under management...

Nigerian communities’ oil pollution claims against Shell to go to trial

Some 50,000 claimants from the Ogale and Bille communities of the Niger Delta will have their day in the UK courts against Shell, after the Oil Major opted to proceed to trial in a case focused on catastrophic environmental destruction in southern Nigeria. The trial will doubtless grab media attention after the recent landmark win against...

40,000 people from the Niger Delta take on Shell at the UK Supreme Court

This week the UK Supreme Court heard a landmark case against Shell brought by 40,000 people from the Ogale and Bille communities of the Niger Delta, in Nigeria.

UK Supreme Court should recognise Shell’s responsibilities for devastating impacts of Niger Delta oil spills

Corporate Justice Coalition and the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) have jointly submitted evidence in a landmark case before the UK Supreme Court brought by some 40,000 people from the Niger Delta against oil major Royal Dutch Shell.

Rights Groups Request UK Supreme Court to Hear Case On Corporate Abuses

RAID and the Corporate Justice Coalition have officially requested the UK Supreme Court to hear a case involving corporate human rights abuses by a British-based company, African Minerals Ltd, at its iron-ore mine in Sierra Leone.

Mark Dearn appointed as CORE’s new Director

The Board of Trustees is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Dearn as the new Director of CORE. Mark will be joining CORE on 4 May.