Tagged: pacific rim
In a tale of people power over corporate power, a tribunal has ruled against a global company in a case over mining rights.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
This summer's International Labour Conference is our chance to initiate an intersectional view of supply chains.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Congress and the Obama administration make clear they have not learned from two decades of failed trade policies and a devastating financial crisis in pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership forward.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
Tell the World Bank and the U.S. Government: “END POVERTY -- NOT DEMOCRACY!” “END WORLD BANK TRIBUNALS -- NO FAST TRACK!”
"Here we are in the middle of a climate crisis, and we have investor lawsuits against governments over policies to encourage renewable energy," says Sarah Anderson at a UN preparatory event for the Financing for Development summit.
Corporations are increasingly using investment and trade agreements — specifically, the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in them — to sue governments.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.