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29 April 2015

So. Africa: Sasol abandons litigation challenging stricter air emission standards; includes company comments

Author: Melanie Gosling, iol (So. Africa)

'Sasol drops air pollution court challenge', 29 Apr 2015: Petrochemicals giant Sasol has dropped its court challenge to have…stricter new air pollution laws scrapped. Th[is]…comes after the Department of Environmental Affairs granted Sasol several...

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27 April 2015

Southern African grassroots women protest coal companies' negative social, health, environmental impacts; Sasol and Vale respond

More than 50 grassroots women activists from organizations in South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana met in February 2015 to "take a stand against coal companies". Participants raised a litany of concerns regarding the negative...

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16 April 2015

So. Africa: Foreign-owned shops targeted in new wave of violent, xenophobic attacks


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15 April 2015

So. Africa: Human rights and business country guide exposes business sector human rights abuses

A country guide on business and human rights in South Africa has been produced by the South African Human Rights Commission together with the Danish Institute for Human Rights. the report seeks to raise awareness of the key human rights abuses...

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5 April 2015

So. Africa: Mine workers sue Sasol, seek compensation for occupational lung diseases

Author: Dewald van Rensburgh, City Press (So. Africa)

'Mine workers sue Sasol for R82m', 5 Apr 2015: A group of mine workers [is]…suing Sasol…for compensation related to lung diseases…The claims by 19 former and three current mine workers at the petrochemical giant’s underground coal mines in Secunda add...

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1 February 2015
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Author: Groupe Banque Mondiale

"Le potentiel transformateur de l’industrie minière - Une opportunité pour l’électrification de l’Afrique subsaharienne", ...

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22 May 2012

US legislators visit Sasol mines to view new life-saving technology [So. Africa]

Author: Martin Creamer, Mining Weekly [So. Africa]

New people-to-vehicle proximity detection technology that stops shuttle cars in their tracks if they are moving too close to personnel in underground mines is preventing injuries in Sasol Mining’s coal production areas, Sasol Mining GM engineering...

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10 May 2012
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Author: Larry Lohmann, Abya Yala Ediciones

Durante la última década, el comercio de emisiones se ha revelado como la pieza clave de las iniciativas mundiales para luchar contra el cambio climático…[Pero] toda una serie de grandes empresas, organismos financieros, centros académicos, gobiernos,...

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8 May 2012

Sasol's response to “The CDM in Africa Cannot Deliver the Money”

Author: Sasol

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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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