Accountability Counsel amplifies the voices of communities around the world to protect their human rights and environment. As advocates for people harmed by internationally financed projects, we employ community driven and policy level strategies to access justice.

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  • 26 February, 2024

    One key move that will boost corporate sustainability

    By Gregory Berry, Accountability Counsel
    An efficient mechanism for hearing complaints and redressing grievances is a powerful tool for governance and human rights due diligence.
  • 26 February, 2024

    Reflections On My First Day as Executive Director

    By Margaux Day, Accountability Counsel
    Today is my first day as Accountability Counsel’s Executive Director, and I am reflecting on community and accountability. I am overwhelmed with gratitude for the community of advocates, supporters, movements, and organizations that have made Accountability Counsel what it is today. This is Accountability Counsel’s 15th year, which is an…
  • 17 February, 2024

    AIIB must give local communities a voice in development projects

    By Radhika Goyal, Accountability Counsel
    Despite the perception of multilateral development banks as forces of good, the evidence shows that they do actually cause harm.
  • 13 February, 2024

    Welcoming Accountability Counsel’s new Executive Director

    By Accountability Counsel
    It is with great pleasure and excitement that we share with you that, after an exhaustive search, Margaux Day has been appointed Accountability Counsel’s next Executive Director.
  • 11 February, 2024

    Rio Tinto wrangles investors over water contamination claims

    By Melanie Burton, Reuters
    Civil society group Accountability Counsel, which works with Mongolian herders, told Reuters that some livestock became ill and died after mine operations began, which herders blame on worsening water quality.

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