Arms Trade

Our Arms Trade research identifies companies that sell arms to sanctioned countries or countries where there is a high risk of violence against civilians

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Identify public companies selling arms to sanctioned countries or ones where there is a high risk of violence against civilians

Receive alerts when an arms embargo is breached

Manage the reputational risks associated with investing in companies that supply arms to controversial regimes

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Gain insight into the risk of severe human rights violations in countries

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COVERAGE

Global

All relevant public arms companies

UNITED NATIONS’ ARMS TRADE TREATY

The UN ATT came into force on 24 December 2014 and seeks to prevent the flow of arms under the following three conditions:

(Reference: United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs 2014. “The Arms Trade Treaty – UNODA”)

If the transfer would violate relevant international agreements, e.g. illicit trafficking

If the transfer would violate relevant international agreements, e.g. illicit trafficking

If the exporting country has knowledge at the time of authorization that the arms would be used in acts of genocide, crimes against humanity, attacks against civilians, or other war crimes

COUNTRIES WITH ACTUAL AND POTENTIAL VIOLENCE AGAINST CIVILIANS

Dark-map-icon Actual violence against civilians

Light-icon High risk of violence against civilians

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