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Organizations across the world are starting to include Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) and human rights standards in their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) documents. The authors of this article argue characteristics of CSR are not inherently well-matched with tenants of basic human rights and FPIC is often included in CSR documents to serve the role of preventing societal backlash against corporate actions.
In this policy brief, the status of free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC) in the Canadian context is presented. FPIC is described as the new business standard and presented as a process that should incorporate Indigenous views. Finally, Canada should develop policy that harmonizes FPIC and business practices.