Commercial Organisations and Public Authorities Duty (Human Rights and Environment) Bill [HL]

First Reading
15:14
A Bill to place a duty on commercial organisations and public authorities to prevent human rights and environmental harms, including an obligation to conduct and publish human rights and environmental due diligence assessments on their own operations, subsidiaries, and value chains; to make provision for civil liability, penalties, and a criminal offence for failures to comply with the duty; and for connected purposes.
Baroness Young of Hornsey Portrait Baroness Young of Hornsey (CB)
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My Lords, I declare my interest as a patron of Anti-Slavery International.

The Bill was introduced by Baroness Young of Hornsey, read a first time and ordered to be printed.