abusesaffiliationarrow-downarrow-leftarrow-rightarrow-upattack-typeburgerchevron-downchevron-leftchevron-rightchevron-upClock iconclosedeletedevelopment-povertydiscriminationdollardownloademailenvironmentexternal-linkfacebookfiltergenderglobegroupshealthC4067174-3DD9-4B9E-AD64-284FDAAE6338@1xinformation-outlineinformationinstagraminvestment-trade-globalisationissueslabourlanguagesShapeCombined Shapeline, chart, up, arrow, graphlocationmap-pinminusnewsorganisationotheroverviewpluspreviewArtboard 185profilerefreshIconnewssearchsecurityPathStock downStock steadyStock uptagticktooltiptwitteruniversalityweb
Article

10 Feb 2004

Author:
Jaideep Singh, Mother Jones [Interview with Terry Collingsworth, International Labor Rights Fund]

Courting Responsibility

In the human and labor rights community, suing companies is our nuclear weapon – our last resort...They're not serious about alternatives. They want to have it both ways. So we're going to keep suing them and keep winning. And then we'll say, "hey, how do you want to do this?" [refers to Unocal, Total, Control Risks, ExxonMobil, Coca-Cola, Shell, Chevron]

Part of the following stories

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Chevron lawsuit (re Nigeria)

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)