ABA – American Bar Association

ATT – Arms Trade Treaty

BHR – business and human rights

CAHWCA – Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act

CBCA – Canadian Business Corporations Act

CORE – Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise

CSR – corporate social responsibility

CUSMA – Canada-US-Mexico Agreement

EDC – Export Development Canada

ESG – environment, social, and governance

FLSC Model Code - Model Code of Professional Conduct established by the Federation of Law Societies of Canada

FPIC – free, prior, and informed consent

GAC – Global Affairs Canada

IBA – International Bar Association

IFC – International Finance Corporation

ILO – International Labour Organization

MIGA - Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency

MSAB – Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Body on Responsible Business Conduct

OECD – Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

OECD Guidelines – OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises

OECD NCP – OECD National Contact Point(s)

RBC – responsible business conduct

UNDRIP – United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UNGPs – United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

World Bank CAO – World Bank Compliance Advisor Ombudsperson