Earth Rights International: Promoting Corporate Accountability for Human Rights Abuses

Check out Earth Rights International and what they are doing to create a more accountable world.

EarthRights International along with Amnesty International, Global Witness, Human Rights First and Human Rights Watch launched a new policy-based initiative in 2010, the International Corporate Accountability Roundtable (ICAR). ICAR’s mission is to harnesses the power of the human rights community to identify and promote robust frameworks for corporate accountability, strengthen current measures and defend existing laws, policies and legal precedents.

Outside of monitoring the international corporate accountability arena and acting as a coordinating body for member work, ICAR is currently focused on several campaigns in the U.S.: supporting state and federal conflict minerals legislation; supporting the passage of the Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (CEJA) in the U.S. Congress; and defending the Foreign Corrupts Practices Act (FCPA)

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