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9 February 2017

Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 13 firms

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs.  The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...

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21 December 2016

"Standing Rock Sioux - A Model for Protection of Planet and its People"

Author: David Schilling, Senior Program Director, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, on website of Institute for Human Rights and Business

...With most of the DAPL completed, the Standing Rock Sioux, after a months-long campaign against the pipeline, has won a major victory when, on December 4th the Army Corps of Engineers announced it will not grant the permit to drill under the...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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11 October 2016

Fossil fuel firms respond to petition before Philippines Human Rights Commission on human rights & climate impacts

Greenpeace, disaster survivors, and community organisations from the Philippines submitted a complaint to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) against 47 large fossil fuel and cement companies over their role in "human-induced...

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29 July 2016

Philippines: World’s largest carbon producers ordered to respond to complaint alleging human rights abuses from climate change

In September 2015, civil society groups and typhoon survivors brought a complaint before the Commission of Human Rights of the Philippines calling for an investigation into the responsibility of big fossil fuel companies for fuelling climate change...

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15 October 2015

Companies and the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Author: Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights

Through implementation of the Voluntary Principles, and participation in the Voluntary Principles Initiative, companies are better able to align their corporate policies and procedures with internationally recognized human rights principles in the...

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22 September 2015

Philippines: Carbon majors face national human rights complaint on climate change for the first time

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3 February 2015

Poland: Chevron abandons shale gas plans following protests over social & environmental impacts

Author: Sputnik

"Chevron Pulls the Plug on Poland Shale Gas Exploration", 31st Jan 2015-02-03...

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1 November 2013

[PDF] Briefing note - Africa Oil Week 2013: Oil & gas industry must improve its respect for human rights

Author: Aliou Diouf, Joseph Kibugu, Nokukhanya Mncwabe, Julia Mello Neiva, Gregory Regaignon - Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The oil & gas industry has a vital role to play in Africa’s development. But too often exploration and extraction are linked to human rights abuses against local residents, oil & gas revenues prop up repressive governments, and the promise of...

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14 June 2013

Fracking: activists occupy Chevron in Poland

Author: Nick Meynen, EJOLT

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Chevron to respond. Response provided below.] Peasants from local communities are occupying a piece of land to prevent the installation of Chevron for the exploration and exploitation of shale gas...

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