NOTE: EARTH RIGHTS, HUMAN RIGHTS: CAN INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL HUMAN RIGHTS AFFECT CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY? (L. A. Mowery)

Author(s) Lauren A. Mowery Keywords earth rights, human rights, international environmental rights, corporate accountability, transnational corporations Excerpt INTRODUCTION In the last fifty years, transnational corporations (“TNCs”) have dominated the global economy. Today, approximately half of the top economies worldwide belong to such corporations. 1 The gross domestic product (“GDP”) of many TNCs dwarf the GDPs […]