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Bringing Accountability and Transparency to Export Development Canada’s Practices

Canada's Export Development Act is under review. In this submission to the government, Above Ground and civil society groups from across Canada call for legal reforms to bolster the accountability and transparency of Export Development Canada.

Strengthening Environmental and Human Rights Protection at Export Development Canada

Canada's export credit agency is reviewing its environmental and social risk management policies. Given the agency's repeated support for companies facing credible allegations of human rights abuse, environmental damage or other serious harms, such a review is long overdue.

7 September 2018|Categories: Letters & Submissions|Tags: , , |

Ituango dam crisis exposes accountability gap at EDC

In May, 120,000 people in northwestern Colombia were endangered by the potential collapse of a hydroelectric dam being developed by Empresas Públicas de Medellín (EPM), a client of Canada’s export credit agency. EPM is currently under investigation for possible corruption and environmental damage linked to the project.

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