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CNCA Submission to Employment and Social Development Canada’s Consultation on Labour Exploitation in Global Supply Chains

See here for the CNCA's submission (April 2022). While Canadian companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, they can often avoid fulfilling that responsibility because binding rules do not exist, are not enforced, or because companies structure their global operations to avoid liability. Mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation would change that.   [...]

Media Advisory: MPs and activists to speak on Canadian corporate accountability laws

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability will host a press conference with members of Parliament from across political lines who are calling for comprehensive corporate accountability laws in Canada, and a virtual roundtable with human rights defenders from Zambia, Ecuador and Bangladesh on why such legislation is urgently needed.

April 26th, 2022|Press Releases|

Roundtable: Human Rights Defenders on Canadian Corporations in the Global South

What harms do Canadian companies inflict on communities and workers around the world? What are impacted communities asking of Canadians and of the Canadian government? Why do we need stronger corporate accountability laws in Canada? Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, 11am EDT, join us for a one-hour roundtable with human rights defenders from the Global South.

April 21st, 2022|Conferences & publications|

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CNCA Submission to Employment and Social Development Canada’s Consultation on Labour Exploitation in Global Supply Chains

See here for the CNCA's submission (April 2022). While Canadian companies have a responsibility to respect human rights, they can often avoid fulfilling that responsibility because binding rules do not exist, are not enforced, or because companies structure their global operations to avoid liability. Mandatory human rights and environmental due diligence legislation would change that.   [...]

Media Advisory: MPs and activists to speak on Canadian corporate accountability laws

The Canadian Network on Corporate Accountability will host a press conference with members of Parliament from across political lines who are calling for comprehensive corporate accountability laws in Canada, and a virtual roundtable with human rights defenders from Zambia, Ecuador and Bangladesh on why such legislation is urgently needed.

April 26th, 2022|Press Releases|

Roundtable: Human Rights Defenders on Canadian Corporations in the Global South

What harms do Canadian companies inflict on communities and workers around the world? What are impacted communities asking of Canadians and of the Canadian government? Why do we need stronger corporate accountability laws in Canada? Wednesday, April 27th, 2022, 11am EDT, join us for a one-hour roundtable with human rights defenders from the Global South.

April 21st, 2022|Conferences & publications|
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