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Data for financial year ending 30 September 2018

Rights And Accountability In Development Limited

  • Income

    £223.2K

  • Spending

    £122.1K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1150846 Company no. 04895859

Contact details

Public address

  • Studio 204, Screenworks, 22 Highbury Grove, London, N5 2EF

Aims & activities

RAID PROMOTES RESPONSIBLE CONDUCT AND RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS BY COMPANIES AROUND THE WORLD BY: MONITORING HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES, WORKING WITH VICTIMS TO SEEK JUSTICE AND REDRESS; RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND INTERNATIONAL ADVOCACY TO RAISE AWARENESS; INFORMING AND ADVISING GOVERNMENTS, UN, OECD AND OTHER BODIES AND ADVOCATING BINDING CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY FRAMEWORKS.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Overseas aid/famine relief
  • Human rights/religious or racial harmony/equality or diversity

Who the charity helps

  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

THE PROMOTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (AS SET OUT IN THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND SUBSEQUENT UNITED NATIONS CONVENTIONS AND DECLARATIONS), AND ETHICAL STANDARDS OF CONDUCT AND COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAW BY CORPORATIONS, THROUGHOUT THE WORLD BY ALL OR ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEANS: - MONITORING ABUSES OF HUMAN RIGHTS; - RAISING AWARENESS ON HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES; - RESEARCH INTO HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES; - INFORM AND ADVISE GOVERNMENTS, INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS AND OTHER RELEVANT BODIES ON MATTERS CONCERNING BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS; - EDUCATING THE PUBLIC AND CORPORATIONS ABOUT HUMAN RIGHTS; - INTERNATIONAL ADVOCACY ON HUMAN RIGHTS; - PROVIDING TECHNICAL ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS (NGOS) AND OTHERS ON HUMAN RIGHTS ISSUES; - COMMENTING ON PROPOSED HUMAN RIGHTS LEGISLATION; - CONTRIBUTING TO THE SOUND ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS LAW; - PROMOTING RESPECT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AMONG THE PUBLIC AND CORPORATIONS; - PROMOTING PUBLIC AND CORPORATE SUPPORT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS; - RELIEVING NEED AMONG THE VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES; - OBTAINING REDRESS FOR THE VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES; AND - SEEKING TO REDUCE AND ELIMINATE INFRINGEMENTS OF HUMAN RIGHTS. IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTS BUT NOT OTHERWISE, THE TRUSTEES SHALL HAVE THE POWER TO: - ENGAGE IN CAMPAIGNING AND EDUCATION TARGETED AT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONS; AND - ENGAGE IN POLITICAL ACTIVITY TARGETED AT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATIONS, PROVIDED THAT THE TRUSTEES ARE SATISFIED THAT THE PROPOSED ACTIVITIES WILL FURTHER THE PURPOSES OF THE CHARITY TO AN EXTENT JUSTIFIED BY THE RESOURCES COMMITTED AND THE ACTIVITY IS NOT THE DOMINANT MEANS BY WHICH THE CHARITY CARRIED OUT ITS OBJECTS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 11/09/2003 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 13/07/2012

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Raid

Policies

Risk management
Conflicts of interest
Complaints handling

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Congo (Democratic Republic)
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Tanzania
  • Throughout London
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe