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Okpabi v Shell and Lungowe v Vedanta Dispel Three Myths

The jurisprudence on the tort law duty of care has established three myths that Okpabi v Shell and Lungowe v Vedanta dispelled.

How Does Fairtrade Mitigate Human Rights Violations in Global Supply Chains?

Fairtrade International's publication draws on three case studies and reflects on Fairtrade’s alignment with the human rights and environmental due diligence (HREDD) approach.

Climate change and modern slavery: a vicious circle

Anti-Slavery International's new report, From a Vicious to a Virtuous Circle, looks closely at the link between climate change and modern slavery, demonstrating that climate change and modern slavery are serious challenges that need to be tackled together.

Joint civil society response to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee report: ‘Uyghur forced labour in Xinjiang and UK value chains.’

Current law and policy – including the Modern Slavery Act – have proved wholly inadequate to both prevent UK companies from contributing to human rights abuses in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, or to compel companies to address human rights abuses in their broader supply chains.

Submission to UNGPs 10+ / Next Decade BHR project

The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights is undertaking a new project to chart a course for a decade of action on business and human rights - read our submission to the call for inputs.

Debating mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence legislation: A Reality Check

This document aims to counter flawed or inaccurate claims regarding the introduction of mandatory due diligence legislation with liability for companies - and to prevent them from dominating the public and political debate.