UK Joint Committee on Human Rights - Report on business & human rights

In 2009, the UK Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights conducted an inquiry on business and human rights.  Below are links to the Committee’s final report and commentaries on it.  For materials related to the inquiry, including submissions made to the Committee, click here

 

Report

 

Any of our business? Human rights and the UK private sector [PDF], 16 Dec 2009

 

UK Parliament press release

 

Articles & commentaries 

 

CAFOD and Peru Support Group: Call for tougher action on human rights abuses

 

CORE Coalition: New parliamentary report calls for urgent government action on abuses by UK companies overseas – leading UK coalition responds [DOC]

 

Equality & Human Rights Commission: Commission response to "Any of our business?"

 

Global Witness: Global Witness urges government to act on human rights report

 

John Hilary, War on Want: Stop corporate abuse of human rights

 

Law Society Gazette: Human rights committee warning on civil litigation funding curbs

 

Jim Pickard, Financial Times: UK companies attacked over ‘woeful’ rights record

 

Robert Senser:Regulate corporate conduct abroad: UK parliamentary report