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21 Jun 2022

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update - Issue 41, June 2022: Legislative developments signal increasing commitment to corporate accountability for human rights abuses

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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

  • A highlight that gives an overview of recent legislative developments in the EU and North America offering high hopes for expansion of corporate legal accountability and for affected communities seeking justice.
  • Updates to Lawsuit Profiles: Lawsuits against Auchan (re deceptive business practices); Barrick (re abuses at mine in Tanzania); BHP (re Fundaõ dam collapse in Brazil); Clearview AI (re consent over scanning of online photos), and others.
  • And more legal updates and key resources on corporate legal accountability.

Click here to view this Update:

See our Corporate Legal Accountability Portal for more resources.