Media release from the CORE Coalition
Parliamentarians and NGOs have welcomed a report by a committee of MPs urging the Government to do more to address human rights abuses resulting from the overseas activities of UK businesses.
The Foreign Affairs Select Committee report released today sets out that a forthcoming Government strategy on Business and Human Rights must go beyond providing advice to companies and a reliance on voluntary initiatives to change business behaviour, and should set out the Governmental responsibilities necessary to fulfil its duty to protect human rights.
London Mining Network’s report on the need for stricter regulation of UK-listed mining companies is at