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Author: Khanya Mncwabe in Mail & Guardian (So. Africa)
'Mining for goodwill reaps profits', 20 Feb 2015: Africa’s top mining…executives met…at the Investing in African Mining Indaba…last week…[J]ust a few kilometres away…hundreds of civil society activists who could not afford the almost $2 000 admission...
Myanmar: Foreign mining companies colluding in serious abuses & illegality in Monywa mine complex, says Amnesty report
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
'Business unusual: Mining in the aftermath of Marikana - the human rights impacts of southern Africa’s extractive sector', Feb 2015: Mining is central to the economies of southern Africa…But there is so much more that this wealth-generating industry...
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Amnesty Intl. calls on Greater Manchester Pension Fund to scrutinise the human rights record of companies they invest in
Pensions worth millions from all 10 Greater Manchester Councils are being invested in companies accused of war crimes, racial discrimination, and massive environmental ruin....The fund invests public sector pensions into the businesses, which include...
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre launches its third annual briefing on corporate legal accountability
Author: Anupam Chakravarthy, Down to Earth
The BJP-led Central government has cleared an ordinance to facilitate the auction of minerals, including ores used to produce iron, manganese and aluminium. In a cabinet meeting on Monday, the government approved amendments to the 57-year old Mines...
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