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
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.
Human rights advocates and legal experts deliver blueprint for new international corporate accountability law in Canada
The draft model law would require Canadian firms to respect human rights throughout their global operations and supply chains.
Export credit agencies and states potentially at risk of climate litigation over finance for fossil fuels
Export credit agencies and the governments that oversee them could be in violation of their international legal obligations if they do not swiftly reduce their fossil fuel finance, according to a legal opinion published today.
Today the Federal Court of Canada hears a case alleging that the Canadian government is improperly withholding information about its diplomatic interventions on behalf of a Canadian company accused of human rights abuse in Guatemala.
Tens of millions of people around the globe are trapped in forced labour. The Canadian government should take steps to not only warn companies against profiting from the abuse, but prevent them from doing so.