Legal ruling paves way for Canadian firms to be pursued for overseas human rights breaches as Norway’s Ethics Council prioritises working conditions

Human rights continue to edge up ESG agenda with developments on both sides of the Atlantic

The Supreme Court of Canada
The Supreme Court of Canada

Canada-based mining company Nevsun Resources has lost a court battle to dismiss allegations of human rights abuses at an African mine, in what is being hailed “a landmark ruling” by the Supreme Court of Canada, which has allowed the country’s first ever modern slavery claim from …

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