CORE, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre and Repórter Brasil are partners in a University of Nottingham and Fundação Getulio Vargas research project funded by the British Academy on ‘The Interaction of Law and Supply Chain Management in Cross-Judicial Supply Chains: Supply Chain Effectiveness of Modern Slavery Legislation’.
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 and more than twenty other human rights organisations have written to Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox to stop the export of surveillance equipment to Honduras. The extensive use of surveillance, intimidation and killings against human rights defenders in Honduras is well documented.