Poor Company: the harsh impact of British business on poor people

The British Parliament is currently examining changes to company law in what
some commentators have optimistically billed as potentially the largest shakeup
in business law for 150 years. Rather, the process is continuing to protect
corporations from serious accountability for their activities, especially where
their impact is harshest – on poor people overseas. The evidence of British
companies’ role in the abuse of human rights overseas is legion and this has
strongly continued, in fact deepened, under New Labour. Read this report (PDF document)