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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...

02
Oct
2017

Dear supporter of the UN legally binding instrument on TNCs and other business enterprises,
 
As you might know, this October (23-27th) will mark the start of the discussion on the content elements of the Treaty. After two consultative sessions in 2015...

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights found the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo responsible for the 2004 massacre of over 70 people in Kilwa, in the southeast of the country, and granted a landmark compensation of US $2.5 million to the victims and...

Oil Change International, Friends of the Earth-U.S., Sierra Club, and the WWF European Policy Office with the assistance of other NGOs collaborated to produce a report...

This report was published in 2016 as a guide for business on reporting under the Modern Slavery Act of 2015. Slavery and forced labor is an extensive problem in the United Kingdom. In 2015, NGOs campaigned for the Act to require businesses to report on what they are doing to...

Developed by an ESCR-Net Member

The Corporate Responsibility Coalition (CORE) collaborated with Anti-Slavery International, Unicef UK, and the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre to...