EU 'obstructing global regulation of corporations'

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The European Union is obstructing efforts at the United Nations to develop a binding international treaty to regulate actions by transnational corporations (TNCs) that threaten the environment, campaigners have said.

The European Commission reacted by stating the EU was “actively engaged” in efforts to combat business-linked human rights abuses and “fully committed” to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.

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