Collective Work

Third session of the open-ended intergovernmental working group on the elaboration of a binding treaty on transnational corporations and other business enterprises with respect to human rights.

ESCR-Net oral statement on behalf of the Corporate...

On 17 October 2017 ESCR-Net sent a letter to the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to raise concern regarding...

From 29-31 August 2017, some 25 members of ESCR-Net—social movements and NGOs from around the world—gathered in Mexico City, to develop a strategic plan for the next two years of the Corporate...

At the ESCR-Net Global Strategy Meeting in November 2016, over 140 representatives of Member organizations – working across four languages – defined shared objectives to collectively confront unjust systems and promote transformative alternatives to advance ESCR over the next...

Around the world, social movements and human rights advocates are celebrating the definitive suspension of the POSCO-India project. The project, which represented the largest source of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India’s history, entailed a massive integrated...

ESCR-Net and FIDH, who have jointly run the Treaty Initiative for two years, have launched a legal resource document for advocates and diplomats involved in the UN...

ESCR-Net’s Corporate Accountability Working Group (CAWG) has made a submission jointly calling upon the United Nations’ Open-ended Intergovernmental Working...

Following interest expressed by members during ESCR-Net’s Peoples’ Forum on Human Rights and Business, (Nairobi, October 2015) to ensure that corporate capture becomes an ever-more central component of all of the activities of the Corporate Accountability Working...

Spreadsheets from one of the largest independent think tanks in Washington D.C., The Brookings Institution, listed multinational corporations including Microsoft, Wells Fargo and Alcoa as potential donors for their research as well as the potential benefits associated with reports that favorably...