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Article

1 Apr 2005

Author:
Mark Ellis, Executive Director of the International Bar Association, in European Lawyer

[PDF] Business befriends human rights

Companies and their legal advisers are waking up to the fact that upholding human rights not only creates a stable environment based on the rule of law, it is also vital for commercial success...[refers to Alien Tort Claims Act cases against Coca-Cola, Unocal, ExxonMobil, Nike, ChevronTexaco, Ford]

Part of the following stories

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)