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23 February 2018

Labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Bangladesh Accord 100 days before current Accord ends

Author: IndustriALL

"100 days until current Accord ends – labour signatories urge brands to sign onto 2018 Accord", 22 February 2018...

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23 February 2018

USA: Class action suit filed against Nestlé for allegedly failing to inform customers of child labor in supply chain

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22 February 2018

Response by Resource Capital Funds

Author: Resource Capital Funds

...RCF understands the inherent risks associated with mining and therefore proactively engages its portfolio companies regularly to ensure that strategies are in place to mitigate ESG-related risks and recognize opportunities. RCF monitors Amulsar’s...

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21 February 2018
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Author: El Diario (España)

...Los zafreros del Amazonas boliviano rozan la esclavitud en pleno siglo XXI debido a las pésimas condiciones de trabajo y a los ínfimos salarios que perciben de algunos empresarios, que se aprovechan de su necesidad para pagarles un precio hasta...

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21 February 2018
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21 February 2018

Brazil: NGOs allege that Morro do Ouro gold mine violated land, environmental & cultural rights, including right to FPIC; it includes comments from Kinross & Export Dev. Canada

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21 February 2018
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Author: Jost Maurin, taz

Das Kampagnen-Netzwerk Avaaz soll interne Dokumente über seinen Kampf gegen das Unkrautvernichtungsmittel Glyphosat dem Pestizidhersteller Monsanto vorlegen. Das hat ein US-Gericht vor Kurzem auf Betreiben des Konzerns angeordnet. Die Organisation...

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20 February 2018

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Hundreds protest over air pollution caused by coal power plants

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

"Protests spread in Western Balkans along with air pollution", 19 February 2018...

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20 February 2018
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Author: Franciele Petry Schramm, Terra de Direitos (Brazil)

"CTNBio aprova resolução que abre brechas para liberação de mudanças genéticas em seres vivos-Pesquisas financiadas pelo exército estadunidense, aprovação da tecnologia feita às escuras no Brasil: o que há por trás do 'gene drives'?", 7 de fevereiro...

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20 February 2018
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Author: Terra de Direitos (Brazil)

"Mais um passo na luta do Paiol de Telha: Titulação parcial prevista para abril", 6 de fevereiro de 2018Cerca de duzentas(os) integrantes da comunidade quilombola Invernada Paiol de Telha,...Paraná, receberam...[em 5 de fevereiro]...comissão de...

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