Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update – Issue 42, October 2022: Proposed binding treaty on business and human rights: Taking stock 8 years into negotiations
This Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Update looks at the most significant developments in corporate legal accountability for human rights abuses in the last quarter and includes:
- A highlight on our blog series, Taking stock: Reflections on the progress of the UN Binding Treaty, and its contributors.
- A new lawsuit profile against Meta & Sama (re poor working conditions & human trafficking, filed in Kenya).
- Updates to lawsuit profiles, including the BHP lawsuit (re Mariana dam collapse in Brazil, filed in the UK), the Chiquita lawsuits (re Colombia, filed in the US), the Xayaburi dam lawsuit (re Laos & Thailand, filed in Thailand) and others.
- And more legal updates and key resources on corporate legal accountability.