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17 Mar 2020

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update - Issue 34, March 2020: Civil society is key to environmental litigation holding companies to account

This Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update looks at the most significant developments in corporate legal accountability for human rights abuses in the first quarter of 2020, and includes:

  • A highlight on the role of civil society in holding companies to account with environmental litigation
  • A new case profiles of lawsuit against Total regarding its alleged failure to respect the French duty of vigilance law in operations in Uganda
  • New case profiles of lawsuits brought by Socfin and Tourah Cement against an NGO and workers respectively
  • Other legal news and updates