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UN Binding Treaty Common Position Paper

November 2018

In today’s globalised economy, transnational corporations have amassed tremendous amounts of wealth and power. The profit margin of corporations has come at the expense of communities, workers and territories in the global South and increasingly in the global North.

War on Want campaigns for a UN Binding Treaty on transnational corporations and human rights as part of the UK Working Group. This document is the Working Group's Common Position Paper for UK government and parliamentary advocacy.

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