Headquarters in South Korea
Author: Simon Billenness, Executive Director of the International Campaign for the Rohingya (USA)
A group of investors and stakeholders has called on energy companies doing business in Myanmar/Burma to reassess their dealings in light of that country’s brutal military crackdown on its ethnic Rohingya minority... [L]etters signed by 31 investor...
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“Excluyen a Petrochina del Fondo de Pensiones de Noruega por riesgos de corrupción” – 26 de mayo de 2016...
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Author: Lee Jin-a, Korea Times
Korean shipyards have reached preliminary deals with Iranian shipping and oil companies for orders estimated at $2.4 billion, the Wall Street Journal said Tuesday....
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With external research provided by Sustainalytics, Wespath identified 39 companies for exclusion from its portfolios under its Human Rights Guideline.
Author: Shannon K. O'Neil, Council on Foreign Relations
On April 24, 2013, the Rana Plaza factory...collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh...Rana Plaza highlights both the best and the worst of what globalization and global supply chains bring to developing countries...This trade has helped fundamentally change...
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Author: OECD Watch
"OECD Watch Quarterly Case Update", Jun 2015...
Myanmar: Rakhine state villagers oppoose coal-fired power plant due to environmental & health concerns
Author: Radio Free Asia
"Villagers Voice Opposition to Coal-Fired Power Plant in Western Myanmar", 6 May 2015...
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Author: Leah Temper, coordinator and co-editor at EJAtlas, in The Guardian
From Banja Luka to Gezi Park, Turkey to Rosia Montana, Romania to the land wars across India, social conflicts are increasingly playing out through battles around environmental resources and in defence of common land...most of the time, the evictions,...
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