Chevron's Illegal Payments to Witnesses Should Prompt Supreme Court to Reconsider Case

For nearly three decades, Ecuadorian communities have tried to hold Texaco (now Chevron) accountable for the company’s legacy of oil pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon. . . .

Responsible Investment Requires More than a Few Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: Lessons for Chinese Outbound Investors

I wouldn’t say Chinese investors are not trying to take social responsibility seriously, but they must understand that the meaning of responsible investment is much . . .

Senators Should Oppose Judge Gorsuch - Because his Stated Philosophy is Fraudulent

ERI has joined a number of environmental organizations expressing concerns about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. We agree that Judge . . .

Investigation Needed into Alarming Reports of Raid on Village Near Barrick Gold Mine in Papua New Guinea

Company-Funded Police Burn Homes, and Allegedly Rape and Beat Community Members. Local human rights advocates have reported a fresh round of violence at one of . . .

Lying to Make Corruption Easier: Our Elected Representatives Hard at Work

Last month, President Trump signed his first significant piece of legislation in to law, which has the effect of enabling corruption and secrecy in an . . .

Honduran Farmers Sue World Bank Group for Complicity in Human Rights Violations

Case Name
Juana Doe et al. v. IFC

Case Status
Filed

Issues
Land rights; accountability of international organizations; violence against land rights defenders

Country
Washington, D.C. and Honduras

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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 . . .