Health: General (including workplace health & safety)
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A report by Transparentem, a nonprofit group that investigates supply chains, allege that hazardous, heavily polluting tanneries employing child labour supplied leather to companies that make shoes and handbags for a host of Western brands. The report...
Australia: Coal workers raise concerns about lack of planning by govts. & companies to protect their livelihoods in transition away from coal
Author: Gay Alcorn, Guardian (UK)
[T]he Hazelwood power station will close after 52 years...Most of the workforce will be gone too. Whatever the international urgency of climate change and the imperative to move away from burning coal, and whatever the confusion around energy policy...
- Related companies: Engie (formerly GDF Suez)
Call for proposals: Human rights impacts baseline study to help oil-affected communities track progress of Nigerian Govt. clean-up programme
Author: Centre for Environment & Human Rights
The Centre for Environment & Human Rights (CEHRD), in collaboration with the Movement for the Support of the Ogoni Peoples (MOSOP), are commissioning an integrated baseline study that will allow communities to track progress of a multi-stakeholder...
Author: Sen David and Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon, Phonm Penh Post (Cambodia)
"Blast at Levi's supplier kills one, injures seven", 28 Mar 2017...
- Related companies: Levi Strauss
Tanzania: Locals say effluent from Huwa Cheng's slaughterhouse could cause diseases; company comments
Author: IPP Media (Tanzania)
"Residents, donkey meat plant at odds over pollution"...
- Related in-depth areas: Chinese investment overseas
Author: Gloria Leticia Díaz, Proceso (México)
“Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos emite 11 recomendaciones por contaminación en ríos”, 22 de Marzo de 20017...
- Related companies: Pemex
Author: Peter Waldman, BloombergBusinessweek (USA)
[Article originally published 23 March 2017, with 13-minute audio report (scroll down to end of full article).]...
Author: Philip Muasya, Standard Digital (Kenya)
“Village awaits Sh300m payout for oil spill that killed life on its farms”...
- Related companies: Kenya Pipeline Company
Brazil: Legacy of empty venues & athletes who lost funding, health insurance and salary after Rio Olympics 2016
Author: Wyre Davies, BBC
“Rio Olympics 2016: Should Brazil have done better with Olympic legacy?”, 20 March 2017...
- Related in-depth areas: Brazil 2016 Rio Olympic Games and 2014 World Cup