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19 September 2017

'Modern slavery in company operations & supply chains', a review of current legislations towards an intl. framework

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre for Intl. Trade Union Confederation

This paper sets out what leading governments are already doing to insist global business does more to eradicate modern slavery. It draws from this experience to set out how these uncoordinated actions could become a robust, and harmonised...

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15 September 2017
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Author: Industriegewerkschaft Bergbau, Chemie, Energie; Forum Ökologisch-Soziale Marktwirtschaft; Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung; Transparency Deutschland; Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.

Pressemitteilung, 6 September 2017...

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10 September 2017

So. Africa: NGO report says at least 56% of those living near DRD Gold mine dumps suffer from respiratory problems; includes response from company

The Bench Marks Foundation has released ‘Waiting to inhale’, a study on household health and well-being in four mine-impacted communities in Johannesburg. The communities in and surrounding Soweto, studied were Riverlea, Diepkloof, Meadowlands and...

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6 September 2017

UK: John Lewis & Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns in India

Author: Kate Hodal & Peter Bengtsen, Guardian (UK)

"John Lewis and Habitat withdraw granite worktops over slavery concerns," 3 September 2017...

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5 September 2017
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Basados en el informe de la Red Latinoamericana sobre industrias extractivas, el Grupo Regional sobre Financiamiento y Estructura, GREFI, analiza la tendencia al alza de las inversiones chinas en América Latina y la necesidad de revisar los marcos...

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28 August 2017
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24 August 2017
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Author: Dejusticia

“Por un medio ambiente sano que promueva los derechos humanos en el Sur Global”...

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23 August 2017

New book: Megaprojects, local communities & strategic litigation in 9 global South countries

Author: Dejusticia

“Fighting the tide. Human rights and environmental justice in the Global South”...

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22 August 2017

Uganda: Mining companies should ensure "conflict-sensitive" investment to avoid fuelling tensions, urges report

A report by Saferworld urges mining companies to think through their investment decisions to avoid creating or fuelling existing tensions in communities where mining is taking place.

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18 August 2017

ILO reports lack of access to fair, responsive legal remedies for migrant workers in Southeast Asia

Author: UN News Centre

"Migrant workers in south-east Asia lack access to fair, responsive legal remedies", 27 July 2017...

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