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14 February 2018

Report highlights link between growing biofuel demand & deforestation

Author: Chris Malins, Cerulogy & Rainforest Foundation Norway

"Driving deforestation", Jan 2018...

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12 February 2018

Mapping recent developments in transparency of extractive industries

Author: Zorka Milin

"Mapping Recent Developments in Transparency of Extractive Industries," 2 May 2016...

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9 February 2018
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Author: EFE

“La Corte IDH reconoce la relación entre la protección del ambiente y los derechos humanos”, 9 de febrero de 2018...

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9 February 2018

Ecuador: Int'l call for accountability following attack on defender who opposes oil & mining concessions

Author: Women's Earth & Climate Action Network International (USA)

"International Organizations Call For Accountability Following Attack On Amazonian Land Defender Patricia Gualinga", 08 Feb 2018...

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9 February 2018

New initiative encourages investor leadership on climate issues

At the CERES 2018 Investor Summit on Climate Risk, seven organizations—Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, CDP, Ceres, Investor Group on Climate Change, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, Principles for Responsible Investment and UNEP...

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8 February 2018

Climate Principles for Enterprises lay out obligations of enterprises & investors in addressing climate change

The Climate Principles for Enterprises are a follow-up project to the Oslo Principles, which were introduced in 2015. Whereas the Oslo Principles chiefly formulated the obligations of States in the face of climate change, the Climate Principles for...

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8 February 2018

New report examines application of UN human rights treaties to climate change issues

Author: Center for International Environmental Law & The Global Initiative for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

"States’ Human Rights Obligations in the Context of Climate Change", 29 Jan 2018...

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7 February 2018

UK: Church investment fund says it will refuse to reelect directors at firms over gender & climate change concerns

Author: Angela Monaghan, The Guardian (UK)

The Church Investors Group has warned some of Britain’s biggest companies it intends to take a hard line on executive pay, gender diversity and climate change over the forthcoming annual meeting season. The group, which represents church organisations...

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6 February 2018

B Team report highlights positive company actions to reach net-zero GHG emissions by 2050 & ensure a just transition

Author: The B Team

... The B Team companies working towards net-zero [emissions] are from a diverse set of industries... yet common challenges can be identified... [For example,] cleaning up an entire companies energy supply continues to be an immense challenge,...

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6 February 2018
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Author: Olivier Petitjean, Observatoire des multinationales

"Après celle du climat, l'industrie et ses lobbyistes s'attaquent à la science de la pollution de l'air", 30 janvier 2018...

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