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29 September 2014

Dem. Rep. of Congo: NGOs raise concerns over potential negative impacts on local communities of "Inga III", the world’s biggest hydropower project

Author: Daniel Wesangula, The Guardian

"From Cape Town to Kinshasa: could the Great Inga dam power half of Africa?", 19 september 2014...

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1 January 2014

[PDF] Between activism and science: grassroots concepts for sustainability coined by Environmental Justice Organizations

Author: Joan Martinez-Alier (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona) & others, Journal of Political Ecology

[Résumé aussi en Français / Resumen también en español] EJOs (environmental justice organizations) and their networks have introduced several concepts to political ecology that have also been taken up by academics and policy makers. In this paper, we...

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11 December 2013

10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the nominated companies to respond. Responses & non-responses provided]. The annual "Public Eye Awards", cordinated by Greenpeace Switzerland & Berne Declaration, are for companies with the...

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11 December 2013

[PDF] Quality Kilowatts? A Normative-Empirical Analysis of Corporate Responsibility for Sustainable Electricity Provision in the Global South

Author: Joseph Wilde-Ramsing, University of Twente (Netherlands), Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO)

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited AES, Datang, Endesa, Eskom, SN Power to respond. Endesa responses provided. AES and SN Power did not respond. We will indicate here whether Datang and Eskom respond]. There has been an increase...

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12 November 2013

Eskom did not respond to: 10 companies with "worst corporate social responsibility records" nominated for 2014 Public Eye Awards.

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24 April 2013

Electric shock kills Suncrest Creameries employee in Malawi

Author: Yankho Msukwa, Nyasa Times [Malawi]

[A] machine operator at Suncrest Creameries...died suddenly...after being electrocuted by Eskom power line at company premises, police have said. The deceased...was found lying at the backyard of the dairy company near the brick fence...[B]eside him,...

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18 April 2012

[PDF] The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money - Why the carbon trading gamble and ‘Clean Development Mechanism’ won’t save the planet from climate change, and how African civil society is resisting

Author: University of KwaZulu Natal Centre for Civil Society (So. Africa) & Dartmouth College Climate Justice Research Project (USA)

[Responses by Sasol, Green Resources, Salini Costruttori, ENI below. Business and Human Rights Resource Centre also invited ConocoPhillips, NNPC, Cimpor to respond; they did not. Shell declined to respond.]

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21 October 2011

The business case for mining, managing environment simultaneously [So. Africa]

Author: Natasha Odendaal, Mining Weekly [So. Africa]

The development of green mining initiatives and more environment-friendly projects will become an increasingly economically viable option for the mining industry, commentators indicate...While, initially, it may be costly to initiate or implement...

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28 June 2011

Eskom warned to clean up its act [So. Africa]

Author: Beauregard Tromp, IOL [So. Africa]

At dawn on Monday, Greenpeace Africa activists used three tipper trucks to unload 5 tons of coal in front of Eskom’s...offices, effectively blocking the...main entrance...The action was intended to highlight the perceived cost of Eskom’s heavy...

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