Corporate Accountability

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The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) announced on February 2017 the establishment of an expert panel of jurists to study and provide guidance on the effectiveness of grievance procedures provided by businesses to address and remedy harms arising from their...

Last week the Canadian Court of Appeal decided that the Canadian jurisdiction is the appropriate place for the lawsuit to be filed against the Canadian company, Tahoe Resources, for human rights violations that took place in Guatemala. The lawsuit was filed by seven...

The United States government threatened to systematically undermine the human rights of communities in the US, and around the world, during the first week following the inauguration of President Donald Trump. In the days immediately following Trump’s election, the...

On December 23rd 2016, Hidrosantacruz, a subsidiary of the Spanish company Hidralia Energía, announced in a press release that it had waived its right to construct the Qanbalam hydroelectric plant, which was approved by the Guatemalan Ministry of Energy and...

In response to the decision issued by the Unitary Agrarian Court of the Sixth District in Torreón, Coahuila, women and men of the ejido La Sierrita de Galeana in Durango, Mexico, filed an appeal on 5 December 2016, to demand fulfillment...

The Red Latinoamericana sobre Industrias Extractivas (RLIE), of which Fundar, Centro de Análisis e Investigación is a member, launched a new website...