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11 January 2018

How courts and advocates are shaping legal doctrine on corporate liability and human rights obligations

Author: Marion Cadier, Business and Human Rights Resource Centre


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19 April 2017

Commentary: The Legal Case Map, a key resource for firms' human rights & modern slavery risk management

Author: Kristina Novak, Liberty Asia

"Innovative Tech Tools Changing Modern Slavery Risk Perception", 13 Apr 2017...

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24 May 2016

Recognising criminal liability of companies under intl. law would deter complicity, says academic

Author: Nadia Bernaz, Middlesex University School of Law on RightsasUsual

"The Developing Notion of Corporate Criminal Liability under International Law: a presentation at Copenhagen Business School", 24 May 2016...

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3 December 2015

UN Forum Series Blog: Rhetoric of corporate responsibility is not enough: Corporations must walk the walk, not just talk the talk

Author: Katie Redford, EarthRights International

Fundamentally, most corporate managers still believe that human rights compliance is – and should be – strictly voluntary: something to take into account after they’ve made their quarterly earnings projections and have time and money left over for...

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7 September 2015

“I want to see a world without deliberate and unnecessary exploitation by multinational companies”, says lawyer Terry Collingsworth

Author: Joe Sandler Clarke, Guardian (UK)

"Terry Collingsworth: the globe-trotting human rights lawyer taking on Nestlé and ExxonMobil", 2 Sep 2015...

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4 March 2015

Academics explore development of legally binding ways to address corporate abuses of human rights

Author: Stéfanie Khoury & David Whyte, Univ. of Liverpool

"New Mechanisms of Accountability for Corporate Violations of Human Rights", 3 Mar 2015...

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6 January 2015

Myanmar: Growing use of private security firms to guard businesses gives rise to rights concerns

Author: Bill O'Toole, Myanmar Times

“The rise of private security”, 5 January 2015...

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25 November 2014

Standard behind US Court dismissal of Alien Tort case against Occidental & AirScan “sufficiently vague for corporations to hide behind”, says journalist

Author: Siddhartha Mahanta, Foreign Policy (USA)

"Suing companies for atrocities has never been harder. Thanks, Supreme Court!", 18 Nov 2014 [Subscription required]...

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18 February 2014

Unocal lawsuit (re Myanmar)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

A group of Myanmar residents filed a lawsuit against Unocal in US federal court in 1996.  The plaintiffs alleged they had suffered human rights abuses such as forced labour, murder, rape and torture at the hands of the Myanmar military during...

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30 November 2013

The Third Pillar: Access to Judicial Remedies for Human Rights Violations by Transnational Business

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