ECOCIDE LAW ALLIANCE

Business Leaders for International Ecocide Law

WHAT?

Destruction of ecosystems at the current rate will have catastrophic consequences for our common environment.

WHY?

Existing national and international laws are inadequate to protect the natural systems on which we depend.

HOW?

By an amendment to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court in The Hague to add a fifth crime – Ecocide.

ECOCIDE IN THE MEDIA

LATEST NEWS

Make mass damage to the environment a crime everywhere

Debaters: Banning ecocide is like a baby egg a three-in-one solution for the planet
EVENT Dec 14

Webinar: Human Rights, Business and Ecocide 14th Dec

How does international ecocide law support human rights? How can business help? Join us on December 14th, at 17-18h CET, to find out. Read more.
EVENT Dec 07

Ecocide at the International Criminal Court

Tuesday, December 7, at 18.30h CET. A panel discussion on the proposed legal definition of Ecocide as a 5th Rome Statute crime. Official virtual side event at the 20th ASP of the International Criminal Court, The Hague.

Major investor network recommends ecocide law

The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), whose members include the world’s largest public pension funds and asset management companies, recommends governments to criminalize ecocide.
EVENT Nov 23

Human Rights and Ecocide Law

Dagens Industri (the Swedish Financial Times) is hosting an event on November 23 where Nina Macpherson, member of the Board of eg TRATON SE and former chief legal officer at Ericsson, and Camilla Goldbeck-Löwe, VP Corporate Responsibility, Epiroc, will address the topic “Ecocide and human rights – what can you do as chief legal officer?”
EVENT Nov 09

Partner event at COP26: Ecocide: uniting behind a law to protect people & planet

As we gather for (yet) another COP on climate, the movement for the recognition of ecocide is a golden opportunity to unite all those who work tirelessly for the protection of climate, the environment, and our basic human rights.