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Violation Tracker UK is the new, free-to-use research tool that tracks corporate misconduct.
It’s a massive online database that offers a treasure chest of valuable data that shows a wide range of regulatory infringements by all kinds of companies, throughout the UK.
It provides fingertip access to information on 65,000 cases brought by regulatory agencies that include:
- The Serious Fraud Office
- The Financial Conduct Authority
- The Environment Agency
- The Competition & Markets Authority
- The Health and Safety Executive
- The Pensions Regulator
- The Employment Tribunal
- The Financial Reporting Council
- The Payment Systems Regulator
- HM Revenue & Customs; and over 30 other regulatory agencies.
All the hard work to bring the data together has been done for you – it’s been painstakingly assembled and made available in a remarkably easy-to-access and simple to search way.
And on top of that, it’s available free to use, as a public good – what’s not to like?
Not surprising, then, that Violation Tracker UK has won support from politicians, academics, thought leaders and a wide range of stakeholders, as you can read here.
The phrase “knowledge is power” certainly rings true when it comes to Violation Tracker – you can think of it as “A Transparency Machine” or an “MRI Scanner for Poor Corporate Conduct” or an “ESG Optimiser” or even an “Anti-Greenwash Engine” – it has a multitude of uses and it’s set to play an important part in driving positive, progressive, and purposeful corporate reform. If you invest just a little time to get to know Violation Tracker by attending a briefing, we’re confident it will become a reliable and routine research resource for you, regardless of whether you’re:
- A Parliamentarian or Parliamentary Researcher
- A Chief Risk or Compliance Officer
- A C-suite exec a major listed company
- A head librarian at a library
- A student or academic
- An institutional or private investor
- A regulator or researcher
- A consumer champion or a corporate crusader
- An investigator or investigative journalist
- A governance guru or a risk management professional
- An activist or campaigner
- The Chief Investment Officer of a progressively-run pension fund that takes ESG seriously
- A public affairs consultant or a reputation management consultant
- A litigator or lawyer
- The leader of an NGO, charity, or reform organisation
- A trades unionist or an environmentalist
- A concerned citizen who wants to better understand corporate misconduct
- A conscientious consumer who’d like to know which companies to avoid buying from
This event is appropriate for everybody, whether you’re brand new to Violation Tracker UK, or whether you’re already familiar with it and want to be brought right up to speed with developments.
Your briefing lasts just one hour, and there’s a range of dates to choose from:
- Thursday, 22nd September, from 2pm to 3pm
- Thursday, 27th October, from 2pm to 3pm
- Thursday, 24th November, from 2pm to 3pm
The database was compiled by a team of UK and U.S. researchers led by the Corporate Research Project of Good Jobs First – the Washington, DC-based NGO that created the original U.S. Violation Tracker. Good Jobs First was founded in 1998 and it is a non-profit, non-partisan resource centre promoting government and corporate accountability.
Good Jobs First gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the following which made Violation Tracker UK possible:
- The Joffe Charitable Trust
- The Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust
- The Reva & David Logan Foundation