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Feb 2015 – CORE members and partners

CORE members and partners’ strategy meeting

The Foundry, Vauxhall, London, Monday 2nd February 2015

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The meeting was well attended with over 40 organisations (listed below) represented. CORE provided an overview of our current work areas and success in 2014. The following themes were discussed by the group:

Introduction – 2014 review and look ahead to 2015

Breakout session one

  1. Using corporate governance and company law in environmental advocacy
  2. Spotlight on supply chains: opportunities in 2015

Breakout session two

  1. Proposed treaty on business and human rights
  2. Investment treaties: safeguarding human rights and environmental standards

Breakout session three

  1. Access to justice: strategies, developments and options for reform
  2. Bringing corporate accountability into climate campaigning

Final session – General election & post-election; UK Business and Human Rights Action Plan Review – sharing plans, identifying priorities

Attendees:

ABColombia, ActionAid, Amnesty UK, Anti-Slavery International, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre, BIICL, CAFOD, Christian Aid, Client Earth, Deighton Pierce Glynn Solicitors, Friends of the Earth Europe, Frank Bold, Green Net, Hausfeld Solicitors, Labour Behind the Label, Leigh Day Solicitors, London Mining Network, Oxfam, Peace Brigades, Piplinks, Progressio, Quakers Foundation, RAID, SCIAF, SEAD, Share Action, The Law Society, Traidcraft, UNICEF, Walk Free, Wateraid, World Vision, WWF

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