There are growing calls for companies based in the UK to be held to account for human rights abuses in their global supply chains.
This briefing focuses on:
- the development of business and human rights laws;
- the deficiencies of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015;
- developments at common law to hold UK parent companies to account for the actions of their overseas subsidiaries;
- the need for a Human Rights Due Diligence (HRDD) law with liability for harm, requiring companies to identify, prevent and mitigate human rights abuses in their supply chains; and
- the Uyghur Genocide as an example of why we need a HRDD law.
|Read the full briefing here|
|Share on Twitter|
|Share on Facebook|