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17 August 2017
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Author: Banque cantonale de Zurich

Le Centre de Ressources sur les Entreprises et les Droits de l'Homme a invité la Banque cantonale de Zurich à répondre sur ses investissements dans Nevsun Resources ; entreprise poursuivie en justice au Canada pour complicité dans l’utilisation de...

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Article
1 June 2017

Human Rights Watch submission to UN Working Group on overseas operations of Canadian extractive companies

Author: Human Rights Watch

Canada - arguably the global mining industry's most important hub - needs to develop mechanisms that pay close attention to the human rights records of Canadian companies when they operate abroad...[Human Rights Watch] has urged the Candian govt. to...

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Article
30 May 2017

From dialogue to accountability: A call for Canadian leadership on business and human rights

This week members of the United Nations Working Group on business and human rights wrap up a 10-day visit to Canada. The selection of Canada as one of just two countries the group will visit this year was opportune, given the particularly high risk of...

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Report
19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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Article
22 March 2017

Recent & future trends in access to remedy for corporate abuse – new briefing by Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative

Author: Clifford Chance & Global Business Initiative on Human Rights

"Access to Remedy: The Next Frontier?", 16 March 2017...

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Article
7 March 2017

Columnist says Connell Company supplying equipment to mines accused of slave labour & environmental degradation

Author: Eduardo Garcia, The Guardian

"US has provided $315m in financing to supplier of mines accused of slave labor"...

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Company response
7 March 2017

Connell Company response

Author: Connell Company

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Story
6 March 2017

Columnist claims Connell Company trades with companies complicit in human rights abuses, including slave labour in Eritrea; company responds

An article in The Guardian alleges that The Connell Company has been trading with companies that have been implicated in slave labour, environmental degradation among other human rights violations. In its response, the company said that, with its...

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Article
17 February 2017

Commentary: Recent decisions show willingness of Canadian courts to hold companies liable for overseas abuses of intl. human rights norms

Author: Michael G. Congiu, John Kloosterman, Stefan Marculewicz, Aaron Saltzman & Lavanga Wijekoon; Littler, on JD Supra (USA)

"Advancing Human Rights Claims Based on Global Supply Chain Activities: Recent Developments in California and Canada", 15 Feb 2017...

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Article
15 February 2017
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Author: Francisco Javier Zamora Cabot, Papeles el tiempo de los derechos, N 17 (España)

"Las industrias extractivas canadienses y su impacto sobre los derechos humanos: esperando a Trudeau", 2016...

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