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About the Human Rights and Grievance Mechanisms Programme

SOMO’s Human Rights & Grievance Mechanisms Programme is a four-year project (2012-2015) to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of non-judicial grievance mechanisms for stakeholders who experience adverse impacts on their human rights as a result of business activities. Learn more...

About SOMO

The Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) is an independent, not-for-profit research and network organisation working on social, ecological and economic issues related to sustainable development. Since 1973, the organisation investigates multinational corporations and the consequences of their activities for people and the environment around the world. Learn more...

About the programme partners

The Human Rights & Grievance Mechanisms programme is hosted by SOMO in partnership with following organisations from the Global South and other partners. Learn more...

Support

The process of filing a complaint can be demanding and complicated. SOMO has extensive experience assisting groups in preparing complaints. SOMO can help you choose the most appropriate grievance mechanism and help you to better understand the relevant social and environmental codes of conducts, standards and other corporate accountability-related frameworks. SOMO can also help you to gain information on corporations or its subsidiaries, or to screen companies in terms of their performance and impact on sustainable development. Learn more...