Protecting Rights. Ending Corporate Abuse

human rights and environmental due diligence

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.

Parliamentary Briefing: A Corporate Duty to Prevent Negative Human Rights and Environmental Impacts

This briefing for MPs and Peers outlines the urgent need for a new law to hold companies to account when they fail to prevent human rights abuses and environmental harms.

Deforestation law welcome, but government must go further

The CORE Coalition welcomes the government’s announcement that it will require UK companies to carry out due diligence on their supply chains - but the government must impose due diligence with legal liability for companies across all human rights and environmental harms.

Briefing on the Environment Bill – amendment NC5 on due diligence legislation

We urge the Bill committee to accept the vital Environment Bill amendment NC5, tabled by Kerry McCarthy MP: “Environmental and human rights due diligence: duty to publish draft legislation.

Evidence for mandatory HRDD legislation

In the past years, several European countries, as well as the EU, have adopted or started to consider legislation that embeds elements of Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) into law.

We mean business: protecting women’s rights in global supply chains

Our partner ActionAid reports that corporate accountability can be harnessed to protect women’s rights and further gender equality - however, many governments and corporations still have to implement, strengthen and operationalise this in practice.