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Africa: Academic urges economic justice actors to fight both illegal and licit financial flows, adopt more nuanced approach
Author: Patrick Bond, University of Kwazulu Natal in Pambazuka News (Africa)
'Retreat of foreign investment from Africa means less looting', 2 Sep 2015:…[A] Zimbabwe NGO conference…was dedicated to fighting illegal capital flight from across the African continent…[Will] the region’s…economic-justice NGOs take the next step and...
So. Africa: Women of Marikana lodge complaint relating to World Bank's investment in Lonmin citing negative social, environmental impacts
A group of women from Marikana, assisted by the Centre for Applied Legal Studies, have lodged a complaint with the Office of the Compliance Advisor/Ombudsman in relation to the social and environmental impacts of the operations of Lonmin's Marikana...
'Lonmin response to IFC complaint by affected community members in relation to social and environmental impacts of Lonmin’s operation in Marikana', 10 Jul 2015:…Lonmin is aware of its continued obligation to contribute to alleviating housing and...
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- This is a response from the following companies: Lonmin
Author: Boursier.com (France)
« Euronext et Vigeo créent un nouvel indice ESG dédié au marché des Pays Emergents », 23 juin 2015...
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So. Africa: NGOs make written submission to presidency requesting release of Farlam report into Marikana mine massacre
'R2K welcomes the release of the AIDC Lonmin Report: exposing Lonmin's profit shifting', 4 Jun 2015:…[In] May 2015, the Alternative Information Development Centre (AIDC) launched a report…expos[ing]…Lonmin’s attempts to hide profits of at least R400...
- Related stories: So. Africa: Lonmin accused of moving millions in platinum revenue to fiscal haven; company denies claims of tax avoidance
- Related companies: Lonmin
A country guide on business and human rights in South Africa has been produced by the South African Human Rights Commission together with the Danish Institute for Human Rights. the report seeks to raise awareness of the key human rights abuses...
Author: Setumo Stone, Business Day (So. Africa)
'Marikana report handed to Zuma', 1 Apr 2015: Close to three years after the Marikana massacre, the report by the commission of inquiry into the event has been completed and handed to President Jacob Zuma. An illegal strike at Lonmin that turned...
- Related stories: So. Africa: Advocates for striking miners massacred at Marikana in 2012 make final statements to commission of inquiry
- Related companies: Lonmin
Author: Khanya Mncwabe in Mail & Guardian (So. Africa)
'Mining for goodwill reaps profits', 20 Feb 2015: Africa’s top mining…executives met…at the Investing in African Mining Indaba…last week…[J]ust a few kilometres away…hundreds of civil society activists who could not afford the almost $2 000 admission...