Feedback Form - Request for Input by National Human Rights Institutions to the 8 December 2011 ICC Submission to the United Nations Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

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Author: ECA Watch

ECA-Watch es una red internacional de la sociedad civil formada en 2000 para promover una mayor transparencia y rendición de cuentas sobre las operaciones de las agencias de crédito a la exportación...En los últimos años, el Consejo de Derechos Humanos ha centrado la atención sobre el importante vínculo entre las instituciones financieras públicas y los derechos humanos...A pesar de esta claridad, las agencias de crédito a la exportación continúan financiando las exportaciones y las inversiones que se asocian con el abuso de los derechos humanos

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4 September 2012

Vedanta's response to news appearing in London media

Author: Vedanta

Vedanta believes in continuous dialoguing with all the stakeholders and always endeavors to address the issues raised by any of them…Vedanta refuted all such allegations as baseless and responded to the shareholders accordingly. During AGM, some of the shareholders also raised objections on flaring of such irrelevant issues without any rationale and insisted for conducting the AGM adhering to the agenda so that their main concerns could be duly addressed. Vedanta has clarified that being a responsible and law abiding Corporate, it shall under no circumstances contravene the law of the land…Vedanta shall ensure that all relevant Acts and Laws applicable to the Tribal Communities living around its Lanjigarh Project are fully complied without fail.

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30 November 2011

[PDF] Feedback Form - Request for Input by National Human Rights Institutions to the 8 December 2011 ICC Submission to the United Nations Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises

Author: National Human Rights Commission of India

The Guiding Principles must focus on tackling the issue of separate ‘Legal Personality’. The principle of ‘Absolute Liability’ developed by Courts in India could be used as a tool to provide legal by corporate activities, including those in conflict remedy to the victims of violation of human rights by the TNCs [transnational corporations].

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