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UNICEF | Preventing corporate abuse and realising child rights

The case for UK legislation on human rights and environmental due diligenceBusiness is a central part of our society and vital to the lives of children. UK businesses and supply chains operate around the globe. They connect us to children labouring to produce cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire, to children of factory workers in Bangladesh producing our clothes as well as to children around the world using apps and products developed by British Tech companies.Our new report, Preventing corporate abuse and realising child rights highlights how businesses can have wide-ranging negative impacts on children and how these can be prevented or mitigated. All these impacts can have serious, long-lasting, often irreversible, consequences on the lives of children.

The case for UK legislation on human rights and environmental due diligence

Business is a central part of our society and vital to the lives of children. UK businesses and supply chains operate around the globe. They connect us to children labouring to produce cocoa in Côte d’Ivoire, to children of factory workers in Bangladesh producing our clothes as well as to children around the world using apps and products developed by British Tech companies.

Our new report, Preventing corporate abuse and realising child rights highlights how businesses can have wide-ranging negative impacts on children and how these can be prevented or mitigated. All these impacts can have serious, long-lasting, often irreversible, consequences on the lives of children.

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