Member News

The ETO Consortium released a new publication series to provide guidance on how to apply extraterritorial obligations

ProDESC and PODER were part of an observation mission that has reported violations to the right to consultation

MiningWatch Canada highlights on the growing number of communities saying no to large scale mining in defense of their lands and wellbeing

EarthRights International is part of a NGO Coalition that filed a complaint with the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM), requesting investigation of the impacts of the Malaysian-built Don Sahong Dam project

Equitable Cambodia and Inclusive Development International expressed disappointment over ANZ Bank’s decision to cut business ties with the Cambodian firm Phnom Penh Sugar without first ensuring redress for the grave harms caused to hundreds of families

Front Line Defenders publishes a report on the current conflicts between mining companies and the defenders of the rights of peasants and indigenous people in Peru

Rights and Accountability in Developement (RAID), Bread for All and Fastenopfer just published a new report on Glencore’s activities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that analyzes Glencore’s impacts in terms of environment, security and human rights

PPSS and other groups conmemorate the 9th anniversary of the day when the MoU was signed between the Government of Odisha and POSCO

Members of the ESCR-Net Corporate Accountability Working Group (CAWG) have recently accomplished several important interventions in an effort to strengthen corporate accountability for human rights at the international level

Wal-Mart, the largest grocery retailer in the United States, joined the Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program, forever changing the landscape of social responsibility in the food industry. Wal-Mart representatives and leaders from the Coalition of Immokalee Workers sent an unmistakable message: human rights will be the new norm in U.S. agriculture.

Over ten thousand Ogonis including MOSOP activists marched on Bori, the Ogoni ancestral capital to commemorate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples  and protest the failure of the Nigerian Government to implement the UNEP environmental assessment report on Ogoni two years after its official release.