Collective Work

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...

A 288-page report from the U.S. House Financial Services Committee describes why the Department of Justice was coerced by HSBC representatives not to prosecute the bank and its directors.

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TransCanada confirmed that it is paying Charest who has worked in some capacity from 2003 to 2012 as the Quebec Premier, further evidencing the connection between major political parties in Canada and the oil and gas industry.

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The government of Uzbekistan has partnered with Indorama Kokand Textile, a cotton processing corporation, to export cotton that stems from coercion of local fammers, as well as land and property seizures without compensation. The income of the sales from the cotton under Indorama are then...

The Corporate Capture Project of the ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group launched a...

The Corporate Accountability Working Group of the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) called on June 14 on the Organization of American States (OAS) to ensure OAS General Assembly resolutions...