• Preventing Corporate Human Rights Abuses

    Stop exploitation in supply chains.

Every company has a mandate to maximize returns and minimize risk. How we define the relevant stakeholders and responsibilities in each category will determine what kind of future we build.

We need governments that recognize return and risk relate to more than short-term profits and matter to more than just shareholders, that businesses can—and do—thrive when they respect the fundamental human rights of all stakeholders.

Taxpayers shouldn’t foot the bill for corporate malfeasance. ICAR stands with the public interest in supporting measures to ensure that externalizing the costs of operations—whether environmental degradation, human rights abuse, or legal bullying–onto vulnerable communities is not a viable business model.

News & Features

  • The Corporate Human Rights Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Mitigation Act of 2019
  • Tainted Lands: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals

The Corporate Human Rights Risk Assessment, Prevention, and Mitigation Act of 2019

This landmark piece of legislation that would require U.S. companies to provide critical information regarding their human rights risks and impacts to investors and consumers.

Tainted Lands: Corruption in Large-Scale Land Deals

Tainted Lands takes the most comprehensive look to date at how corruption is fueling the global land grabbing crisis, which has seen millions of people displaced from their homes and farmland. The report calls on companies and governments to ensure that land deals are transparent, are corruption-free, and protect the rights of local communities.

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