Conferences & publications

The CNCA pursues advocacy at home and internationally through submissions, publications, and the organization of international conferences on corporate accountability.

The links below include letters and publications written by the CNCA on corporate accountability for global institutions like the United Nations (incl. Treaty Bodies), Inter American Commission on Human Rights, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).


A call by the CNCA: Canada’s international development policy must include corporate accountability

28 July, 2016

The CNCA’s submission to the Government of Canada’s International Assistance Review (2016) makes the case for corporate accountability measures to be included in Canada’s international development policy.

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Will the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights include business and human rights? The CNCA hopes so!

26 January, 2016

The CNCA called on the Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) Unit of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to include business and human rights in the mandate of the new ESCR Special Rapporteur.

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A call for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to urge Canada to prevent and address serious harms caused by the Canadian mining industry

28 October, 2014

The CNCA calls on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to adopt measures that address the troubling pattern of abuses involving Canadian companies with strong support from the Canadian state.

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