The Third Pillar: Access to Judicial Remedy for Human Rights Violations by Transnational BusinessMonday, December 2nd, 2013
CORE, European Coalition for Corporate Justice and International Corporate Accountability Roundtable
States are failing in their obligation to ensure access to effective judicial remedies to victims of human rights violations by businesses operating outside their territory. Victims of human rights abuse by business, wherever it occurs, require full and effective access to judicial remedies. Two years from the universal endorsement of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, there is more work to be done.
This report identifies and analyzes the barriers to remedy in the United States, Canada, and Europe, setting out detailed recommendations for the actions States should take to address the issue.