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Holding Extractive Companies to Account in Colombia: An evaluation of CSR instruments through the lens of Indigenous and Afro-Descendent Right

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Holding Extractive Companies to Account in Colombia: An evaluation of CSR instruments through the lens of Indigenous and Afro-Descendent Right

Published: July 25, 2012

This study (available in English and Spanish) assesses Corporate Social Responsibility tools that companies and foreign governments are promoting to ensure good corporate behaviour in Colombia, to determine to what extent these instruments respect human rights – and ethnic rights in particular – in theory and in practice. It provides grounded recommendations to strengthen the current approach and framework. This study is unique in that it examines the issues at a variety of levels and through diverse perspectives, including those from affected Indigenous and Afro-Descendent communities, and from company and government representatives. An Executive Summary is also available.

Author: Viviane Weitzner

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