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Civil society reacts to Export Development Canada’s new climate plan

22 July 2021

Above Ground, Environmental Defence and Oil Change International release a statement reacting to EDC’s 2023 targets and 2050 net-zero emissions plan.

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Report finds high risk of slavery in Canadian supply chains, calls for stricter import controls and new due diligence law

21 June 2021

Canada’s enforcement of a ban on importing goods produced by forced workers will fall short of standards set by the U.S. example unless Ottawa strengthens its policies, according to a report released today by Above Ground.

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Export Development Canada must stop fuelling the climate crisis

7 June 2021

With Export Development Canada set to announce its new climate targets any day, Above Ground and over one hundred civil society organizations are calling on Ottawa to follow the example set by the United Kingdom and immediately order EDC to align its business with Canada’s climate obligations.

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Human rights advocates and legal experts deliver blueprint for new international corporate accountability law in Canada

31 May 2021

The draft model law would require Canadian firms to respect human rights throughout their global operations and supply chains.

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UN human rights body should consider Canada’s role in fossil fuel industry expansion

24 May 2021

Canada’s human rights performance is up for review by the UN Human Rights Committee. The committee should ask Canada to explain how it squares its duty to protect the right to life with its policies favouring expanded fossil fuel production in a world wracked by climate change, we argue in a submission with the Center for International Environmental Law.

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