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16 December 2017

G20 business & finance advisory panel urges disclosure of how CEO pay linked to climate risk

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24 January 2017

Brazil: Repórter Brasil releases report on poor working conditions & irregular use of pesticides on certified coffee farms, it includes companies’ comments

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24 January 2017

Court to decide on whether lawsuit against Shell over oil spills in Niger Delta can be heard in UK

Author: Amnesty International

"UK: Shell ruling could give green light to corporations for abuses abroad", 23 Jan 2017...

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24 January 2017

Indonesia: President orders immediate revocation of permits of companies found to be involved in forest fires

Author: Martha Soezean, The Online Citizen

"Indonesia President asks for immediate permits revocation for companies involved in forest fires", 23 Jan 2017...

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24 January 2017

Philippines: Indigenous anti-mining activist shot dead on day that tribal members were set to discuss community conflicts linked to large-scale nickel mining

Author: Mart D. Sambalud, Davao Today (Philippines)

“Surigao IP leader, anti-mining activist, gunned down”, 23 Jan 2017...

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23 January 2017

Guatemala: NGOs & communities protesting hydroelectric project by Promoción y Desarrollos Hídricos allege repression, killing of activist by armed men

In Guatemala, different communities have denounced the possible negative environmental and social impacts and the lack of consultation of the hydroelectric project Pojom I in Ixquisis, San Mateo Ixtatán, Guatemala. On the 17 of January, during a...

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23 January 2017

Africa: Gavi Vaccine Alliance & DHL launch partnership to improve vaccine shipment in developing countries

Author: Handy Shipping Guide (USA)

"Freight and Logistics Network to Aid Vaccine Supply Chain", 20 Jan 2017...

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23 January 2017

Canadian court rules that Ecuadorian judgement cannot be enforced against Canadian subsidiary in Chevron oil pollution lawsuit

Author: Canadian Press, on Toronto Star (Canada)

"Canadian court issues ruling in legal battle between Ecuadorian villagers and oil giant Chevron", 21 Jan 2016...

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23 January 2017

Myanmar: Mandalay farmers stage sit-in, demand suspension & investigation of mining activities

Author: Kyaw Ko Ko, Myanmar Times

"Villagers demand investigation into gold mines," 18 Jan 2017...

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23 January 2017

NGOs say World Bank-supported 'Enabling the Business of Agriculture' project increases profits to companies but threatens food security for local communities

Civils society organisations have called on the World Bank to stop supporting the Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) project saying it "jeopardizes farmers’ right to seeds, food security, and the future of our planet."  They argue that it...

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