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Encouraging respect for human rights.
Above Ground works to ensure that companies based in Canada or supported by the Canadian state respect human rights wherever they operate.
Through research, analysis, collaboration and outreach, we shed light on the impacts of Canadian business activity abroad and advance solutions for corporate accountability in Canada. We encourage the Canadian government to fulfill its legal duty to protect against human rights abuse by the private sector and to provide access to justice for victims of such abuse.
We’re part of a growing movement to raise awareness about the harmful impacts that Canadian companies generate overseas. Above Ground and other Canadian civil society organizations are working to create mechanisms here in Canada to hold our companies to account.
Above Ground encourages Canadian companies to respect human rights and the environment when working…