The international community has been taking steps to work toward a treaty that could safeguard peoples rights and livelihoods when big business decides it wants a slice of their pie. In July, the first intergovernmental meeting will take place to begin a process of creating a binding treaty on Business and Human rights.

Now, your action is needed to ensure the UK commits to being active in this process.
Progressio knows that, in fragile states, where the law is often weak and enforcement is lacking, businesses are able to exploit the system. They can charge in with promises of growth and investment, and then suck the life out of natural resources and, too often, people.