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22 November 2017

Commentary: Companies' ineffective grievance mechanisms can amplify consequences of human rights abuses

Author: Jeff Conant, Friends of the Earth U.S., Business and Human Rights Journal

"Failures of redress, or when is a grievance mechanism not a grievance mechanism?", 22 Nov 2017...

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22 November 2017

France: Analysis of penalties imposed on companies in new 'duty of vigilance' law

Author: Stéphane Brabant & Elsa Savourey, International Review of Compliance and Business Ethics

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21 November 2017

Itochu Kenza did not respond

 

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21 November 2017

Japan Kenzai did not respond

 

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21 November 2017

BHP, Vale & Samarco: New agreement reached in civil law proceedings; incl. extending timeline for agreeing reparation arrangements

Author: R.T. Watson, Sydney Morning Herald

"BHP-Vale deal distances companies from $71.5b in dam collapse lawsuits", 18 November 2017...

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21 November 2017

Energy Transfer lawsuit (re Dakota Access Pipeline, USA)

On 22 August 2017, Energy Transfer filed a lawsuit against NGOs and others, including Greenpeace, BankTrack, and Earth First!, in the US District Court of North Dakota over their campaigning around the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline....

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21 November 2017
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Author: Fabiana Alves, Greenpeace Brasil (Brazil)

“COP23 chega ao fim com vácuo de liderança entre os países-Com alguns avanços nas regras que colocarão em prática o Acordo de Paris, falta ainda a ambição necessária para lidar com a emergência da crise climática que já está impactando os mais...

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21 November 2017

Mexico: Locals from El Cubo denounce that mine of Endeavour Silver “pollutes their water”

Locals form El Cubo, Guanajuato, Mexico, denounced that mine tailings and waste from the mine of Endeavour Silver pollutes their water source. The complete allegations are only available in Spanish, here....

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21 November 2017

News Corp Australia (part of News Corporation) did not respond

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21 November 2017
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Author: GaïaPresse, (Canada)

 « Les droits de la nature: un nouveau paradigme pour la protection de l'environnement » , 20 novembre 2011...

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