Business, Human Rights and Environment

Ask your MP to sign the pledge and back a Business, Human Rights and Environment Act

We’re calling for a new law to ensure our sisters and brothers overseas can get justice when their rights and environment are harmed by irresponsible businesses connected to the UK.

That means businesses would have to take steps to prevent people’s water being contaminated by their business operations.

It means they’d have to take steps to prevent workers being exploited by companies they own.

And it would mean they’d have to take steps to prevent communities from being forced from their lands by companies involved in their supply chains.

People who are affected by these abuses are calling for a new law. Dozens of businesses and investors themselves are calling for a new law. And polling shows more than four in five voters would back a new law.

Will you ask your MP to sign a pledge backing a new law?

Click the link below:

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