Inside the UN Fight Against Corporate Impunity

Abby Martin interviews Ecuador’s United Nations representative and Chair of negotiations creating a new international instrument to hold transnational corporations accountable for human rights and environmental crimes.

Transnational corporations–many with larger economies than the countries they operate in–have enjoyed immunity from charges for destroying the environment and taking human lives.

But Ecuador is leading a fight in the UN to create an international treaty and standards that can change this equation.

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  1. William Bourne  August 20, 2016 at 12:34 pm

    Capital idea Abby, capital idea. Corporations get away with what the individual cannot and should not. Tightening up laws to protect society from corporate criminals is long overdue.

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