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States and Corporations: Legal Responsibilities to the People

[A] special report on the legal, civil and criminal responsibilities of states and corporations to the people for the violation of their human rights. It explains the international legal framework and the mechanisms available that may be used to hold corporations accountable. Finally, it mentions opportunities for and limitations to advancing an agenda for women through these mechanisms. [refers to Shell, Dow Chemical, Occidental Chemical (part of Occidental Petroleum), Dole, Standard Fruit (now Dole), Standard Fruit & Steamship (now Dole), Chiquita, Monsanto, Pemex, BHP Billiton, Cambior, ExxonMobil, Texaco (part of ChevronTexaco), Total, Union Carbide (part of Dow Chemical)]

Part of the following stories

BHP lawsuit (re Papua New Guinea)

ExxonMobil lawsuit (re Aceh)

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Shell por actividades en Nigeria

Perfil de las demandas judiciales contra Chevron/Texaco por actividades en Ecuador

Union Carbide/Dow lawsuit (re Bhopal)

Apartheid reparations lawsuits (re So. Africa)