Publications on the Modern Slavery Act
Briefings, letters and submissions
Joint civil society response to the Government’s response to the Transparency in Supply Chains consultation (October 2020)
We argue that a lack of commitment to meaningful sanctions and enforcement measures is a major concern.
A joint response by CORE and 9 other civil society organisations on the UK Government’s Modern Slavery Statement (26 March 2020).
A joint submission by CORE and 13 other civil society organisations.
Government must act on supply chain abuses (June 2019)
A call to action signed by 16 civil society organisations.
Improving the effectiveness of the supply chain reporting requirement in UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 and moving towards mandatory human rights due diligence (June 2019)
A briefing for the Westminster Hall Debate on the independent review of the Modern Slavery Act (19 June 2019) signed by CORE and 14 other NGOs, trade unions and investor organisations.
Joint submission to the Independent Review of the Act (October 2018)
Written evidence to the Public Accounts Committee inquiry into reducing modern slavery (February 2018)
Research on company compliance
Risk Averse: Company Reporting on raw material and sector-specific risks under the Transparency in Supply Chains clause in the UK Modern Slavery Act (2017)
Exploring company reporting on particular raw material and sector-specific risks.
Who Made Our Uniforms?’ (2018)
A report with ICAR on the (non) transparency of contractors supplying apparel to the UK public sector.
An ongoing analysis of reporting, run by the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre.
Guidance for companies