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Author: Benjamin Haas, Bloomberg
Construction of a paraxylene, or PX, plant in Maoming city will not go ahead if a majority of residents oppose it, the official Xinhua News Agency reported…citing a city official…More than 1,000 residents protested…in opposition to the plant being...
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Author: Zhu Ningzhu, Xinhua (China)
At least 22 people were killed after a leaking pipeline caught fire and exploded…in…Qingdao…local authorities said…The accident happened around 10:30 a.m. in Huangdao District when workers were repairing the petroleum pipeline, which began leaking oil...
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[PDF] Briefing note - Africa Oil Week 2013: Oil & gas industry must improve its respect for human rights
Author: Aliou Diouf, Joseph Kibugu, Nokukhanya Mncwabe, Julia Mello Neiva, Gregory Regaignon - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The oil & gas industry has a vital role to play in Africa’s development. But too often exploration and extraction are linked to human rights abuses against local residents, oil & gas revenues prop up repressive governments, and the promise of...
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- Related companies: Addax Petroleum (part of Sinopec) AGIP (part of Eni) Chevron China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Control Risks Eni Erinys International ExxonMobil Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) Marathon Oil Petronas Shell Sinopec Sudapet Talisman Tullow Oil
Author: Folha de São Paulo Online
O leilão do pré-sal foi vencido por um superconsórcio liderado por Petrobras (10%, mais os 30% obrigatórios), Shell (20%), Total (20%) e as chinesas CNPC e CNOOC (10% cada)...Em contraponto à tranquilidade e à rapidez do leilão, do lado de fora do...
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Author: Fanny Rey, Jeune Afrique
...il s'agit désormais, via la responsabilité sociétale des entreprises...de donner un cadre aux diverses actions citoyennes de la firme, que ce soit en matière de droits de l'homme, de lutte contre la corruption, de conditions de travail ou de...
Author: Edvard Pettersson, Bloomberg
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. was sued for $5.17 billion by a Hong Kong businessman…Tiangang Sun, the former chairman of GeoMaxima Energy Holdings Ltd., accused Sinopec, as China Petroleum is more commonly known, of violations of the Alien Tort...
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Author: Children & Business Nigeria Network
The Children and Business Network Nigeria (“CBNG”), founded by Ms Toyin Olakanpo, was formally launched on May 30th, 2013 in Lagos, Nigeria as it hosted its first event entitled: “CEO Forum & Business Roundtable on Children’s Rights and the...
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- Related companies: Addax Petroleum (part of Sinopec) Diamond Bank Nestlé Sinopec
Author: Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable
On April 23rd, ICAR and the Human Rights Institute at Georgetown University Law Center hosted the UN Working Group (WG) on...[business &] human rights...as part of its country mission to the United States...ICAR invited leading representatives...