Risk Averse: Company Reporting on raw material and sector-specific risks under the Transparency in Supply Chains clause in the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 An in-depth look at 50 companies’ modern slavery statements reveals a worrying level of corporate complacency within sectors known to be at-risk of labour exploitation, and about risks associated with sourcing commodities and raw materials including cocoa, mica and gold.
CORE reacts to Government response to Corporate Governance Green Paper consultation CORE reviews pledges by made by this Government to reform corporate governance, with a focus on worker representation on company boards, executive pay and directors’ duties to their employees, suppliers and customers.
Short Guides on Modern Slavery Reporting CORE, in collaboration with Anti-Slavery International, Unicef UK and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, has prepared four short briefings for businesses reporting under the Transparency in Supply Chain clause of the Modern Slavery Act, and guidance for investors engaging with these companies.
CORE responds to JCHR report on business and human rights CORE welcomes recommendations for mandatory due diligence and a new duty on business to prevent human rights abuses.
Beyond Compliance: Effective reporting under the Modern Slavery Act 2015 This guidance has been prepared by civil society groups that campaigned for the transparency in supply chains reporting requirement in the Modern Slavery Act 2015.
It sets out our initial thinking on how companies can use the new provision to link reporting to the wider due diligence needed to eradicate human trafficking, forced labour and slavery from their supply chains.
Corporate accountability campaigners have written an open letter to the Ecuadorian Government calling for the proposed treaty on business and human rights to include stronger enforcement of remedy.
The world over, some UK businesses are behaving in ways that would be unacceptable at home and getting away with it. CORE’s report brings together ten case studies of serious abuses linked to UK corporations’ international operations.
CORE has joined 169 human rights organisations in signing an open letter to Honduran Embassies across the globe, calling for an end to the attacks against women human rights defenders in Honduras.