CALL TO ACTION! 2017 will be a decisive year for the Binding Treaty on Transnational Corporations and Human rights!

Dismantle Corporate Power

    Call to Action 2017 WILL BE A DECISIVE YEAR FOR THE BINDING TREATY ON TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS!   In October 2017, in Geneva, the Intergovernmental Working Group mandated to develop a binding UN Treaty on Transnational●●●

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Is international investment law moving the ball forward on IHRL obligations for business enterprises?

Bilaterals

  by Anil Yilmaz-Vastardis   The question of whether businesses are subjects of international law in the absence of express treaty provisions to that effect, and thus can have IHRL obligations, receives mixed answers from legal scholars. Rights granted to●●●

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Our food is not your business

Global Forest Coalition

Alternatives to unsustainable livestock and feedstock farming and the current corporate free trade model     This briefing paper aims to contribute to the many ongoing efforts, actions, and discussions on alternatives to industrial livestock production, whether local, specific or●●●

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ADB in Bangladesh: More Than Four Decades of Pillage & Devastation

Committee for the Abolition of Illegimate Debt

8 May by Hasan Mehdi   Since then (till 2016) Asian Development Bank (ADB) has contracted 259 loans, 411 technical assistance programmes and 45 grant based projects. It has invested around 1459 billion takas (BDT) equivalent to 18.230 billion US$.●●●

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Environmental Groups Condemn Chevron Before U.S. Supreme Court for Faking Evidence in Pollution Case

Chevron Toxico

  Amazon Defense Coalition (ADC) 3 May 2017 – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Steven Donziger at sdonziger@donzigerandassociates.com Washington, DC – Leading civil society groups have submitted two briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court blasting Chevron and its law firm Gibson●●●

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Nigerian community sues Italian oil giant ENI

Friends of the Earth Europe

  The Ikebiri community, from Bayelsa state, Nigeria, have launched an unprecedented legal case against the Italian oil giant ENI today seeking clean-up of, and compensation for damages from, an oil spill which has affected their community in the Niger●●●

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INSIDE JOB: BIG POLLUTERS’ LOBBYISTS ON THE INSIDE AT THE UNFCCC

Corporate Accountability International

  The report peels back the curtain on just six of the more than 270 Business/Industry NGOs non-governmental organizations (BINGOs) currently admitted to the climate talks: U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Mining Association, Business Roundtable, FuelsEurope, Business Council of Australia,●●●

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