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04
Oct
2016

The international debate surrounding the environmental, social and human rights responsibilities of corporations has been gaining momentum. Growing public criticism of transnational corporations and banks has contributed to this debate. The list of criticisms is long...

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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16
Jun
2016

The Bringing Human Rights Home Lawyers’ Network. Annual Human Rights in the U.S. Symposium/CLE

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On 3 June 2016, the International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net) sent ...

Larissa Waters says the mining sector’s political influence is disproportionate ‘when you look at the actual contribution that sector makes to our

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ESCR-net member, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), is advocating for Exxon to admit the truth - to the public and in court -...

22
Mar
2016

ESCR-Net's Women and ESCR Working Group, in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Finland to the United Nations, is pleased to bring together women’s rights...