The International Finance Corporation is Not Above the Law

Earlier this month, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit heard our argument that the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the World . . .

Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back: This is What the Fight for Corporate Accountability Looks Like

We have all been consumed by the flurry of news around the first weeks of Trump’s presidency, so many might have missed three recent important . . .

A Vote for Corruption

The events of last week lead many to the conclusion that America’s democracy is being destroyed. But I came to the realization that the American . . .

Foreign Legal Assistance Applications: A Strategy to Advance Accountability for Transnational Human Rights Abuses

In 2014, 40 million liters of toxic mining waste spilled from the Buenavista del Cobre copper mine into the Bacanuchi and Sonora Rivers, contaminating the . . .

Why Does it Take Five Years to Find out that Government Officials Did the Right Thing?

Five years after filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request about the role played by certain lawyers in the U.S. Government’s amicus brief in . . .

U.S. Court Assists with Dutch Human Rights Lawsuit Against Shell

When Esther Kiobel—who believes Shell collaborated with Nigerian authorities to commit gross human rights abuses including arbitrary detention, rape, and the murder of her husband—could . . .

How Can Tillerson Uphold Human Rights When He Didn't as Exxon CEO?

In 2010, we submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, showing our support to the Indonesian villagers who . . .

¿Se publicaran los acuerdos entre la policía peruana y las empresas mineras?

Ante la negativa del Estado de entregar y hacer publicos los convenios entre la Policia Nacional y las empresas mineras, ERI junto con tres organizaciones . . .