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News & Media 2018-02-14T12:35:38+00:00

News & Media

Above Ground is hiring!

Above Ground seeks a highly-motivated communications officer to provide support in news monitoring, media outreach and online dissemination of our key messages. Click 'Read More' to see full job posting.

5 March 2018|Categories: Other News|

“The Borneo Case” comes to Canada as court prepares to hear financial disclosure suit

Next week a group of indigenous activists from Malaysia, accompanied by the NGO Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), will travel to Canada to call attention to the decades of clear-cut logging that has razed the rainforests of Borneo and allegedly enriched a Malaysian family accused of money laundering through a Canadian company.

25 January 2018|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |

Report investigates human rights abuse linked to Kinross Gold’s Brazilian mine

A report released today by Above Ground and Brazilian organization Justiça Global documents human rights abuse tied to a Canadian mine in Brazil. The project is operated by a subsidiary of Kinross Gold, a Canadian company financed by the government of Canada.

11 December 2017|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: , , , , |

New online platform tracks legal developments in corporate accountability and access to remedy

Today, in partnership with colleagues in Europe and the U.S., Above Ground introduces This site provides up-to-date news and summaries of developments in the push to make business respect for human rights across borders a legally enforceable requirement, through legislation and case law.

Media contact

Karyn Keenan, Director


Karyn is a lawyer with more than a dozen years of experience working with social justice NGOs in Canada and abroad. She provides leadership on policy and law reform work aimed at enhancing government and corporate accountability mechanisms in Canada.

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