Protecting Rights. Ending Corporate Abuse

Human rights due diligence

Submission to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade for the Inquiry into Establishing a Modern Slavery Act in Australia

CORE and partner ICAR have submitted a response to the Australian Government regarding its proposals to establish a Modern Slavery Act. We urge the Australian Government to draw on UK modern slavery legislation and to go further than the UK Act in terms of reporting provisions and enforcement.

Global banks respond to open letter on their human rights impacts

The Thun Group of Banks has responded to a joint letter coordinated by international NGO Bank Track and co-signed by CORE and 31 other organisations, calling on the group to withdraw a paper that questions banks’ responsibilities for human rights abuses linked to finance. The Thun Group of Banks represents 11 leading banks as part of an informal network discussing the...

CORE Submission to inform the revision of the UK’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights

CORE’s submission to the government’s review of the UK’s National Action Plan on Business and Human Rights, including analysis of the document’s current deficiencies and recommendations for improvement. Download our submission >>

A Conflict Minerals Regulation that Works – Coalition briefing

Strengthening the European Commission’s proposal for a “Regulation setting up a union system for supply chain due diligence self-certification of responsible importers of tin, tantalum and tungsten, their ores, and gold originating in conflict-affected and high-risk areas”

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.