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Vacancy: Legal Researcher in Corporate Accountability team

19 May 2019 at 11:03 pm

CER is looking for a Legal Researcher to join our Corporate Accountability and Transparency team. Based in Johannesburg or Cape Town, this position is for a legal researcher who has a passion for environmental rights and social justice, whilst having a good understanding of corporate law and the regulatory framework governing financial institutions. The ideal candidate should have a keen interest in holding the South African government, multinational corporations, as well as domestic and international banking institutions accountable for the negative impacts of their operations on our environment and people. The closing date for applications is 31 May 2019. Please visit the advertisement on our Vacancies page for all the details.

Section 24 of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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In addition, there are a number of national and provincial hotlines that may be useful.

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