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19 January 2018

USA: Environmental groups opposed to Bayou Bridge Pipeline file several lawsuits including related to access to information

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18 January 2018

Guatemala: Ronald David Barillas, environmental & human rights defender working on impacts of sugar and mining, killed

Ronald David Barilla, a member of the Xinka indigenous parliament and a well-known leader of the community, was killed on 9th of January in Santa Rosa, Guatemala, by unknown people. Ronald’s work stressed the environmental impact of the sugar...

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18 January 2018

Report of policy lunch on the UN Treaty on Business & Human Rights hosted by Development and Peace Foundation & CIDSE

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18 January 2018

USA: Los Angeles could be next city to file climate change lawsuit against oil companies

Author: Natasha Geiling, Think Progress

" Los Angeles could become the next city to sue fossil fuel companies over climate change " , 17 janvier 2018...

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17 January 2018

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Govt. denies construction permit for Banovići coal power plant over environment & health concerns

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network

"Construction permit denied for Banovići coal power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina", 15 December 2017...

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17 January 2018

Briefing calls on UK Govt to support UN database listing biz involved in settlement-related activities in Palestine

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17 January 2018

Bulgarian workers face exploitation & labour abuses in Germany, say Trade Unions

Author: Novinite (Bulgaria)

"Cruel Exploitation of Bulgarians in Germany"...

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17 January 2018

Canada creates independent Ombudsperson & multi-stakeholder advisory body to strengthen responsible business conduct abroad

Canada's Minister of International Trade has announced two new responsible business initiatives for Canadian companies doing business and operating abroad. The first is the creation of an independent Canadian Ombudsperson for Responsible Enterprise ...

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17 January 2018

New initiative launched to mobilise & support private sector approaches to combatting human trafficking

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17 January 2018

Sweden: Lack of investment in climate solutions by fund management co's puts Paris agreement at risk, finds report; incl. co responses

"Turning the tide - The urgent need to shift capital flows to climate solutions: A case study of ten fund management companies", a new report by Swedwatch focuses on the role of the finance sector in reallocating large capital streams towards green...

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