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15 May 2017

China: UNDP releases Report on the Sustainable Development of Chinese Enterprises Overseas as “Belt & Road” Forum takes place in Beijing

Author: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

"Beyond Business - Chinese Enterprises Overseas, Sustainable Development and the Belt and Road Initiative", 15 May 2017...

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15 May 2017

80 Myanmar and Thai NGOs support 'Nation' reporter sued by Thai mining firm in Myanmar; concern over chilling effect for media and human rights defenders raised

Author: Nation

"Myanmar and Thai NGOs support 'Nation' reporter hit by suit for 'defaming' mining firm", 15 May 2017...

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15 May 2017

Colombia: Enel suspends purchases from Drummond & Prodeco's coal; NGOs say decision linked to human rights abuses

Author: PAX for Peace

“Enel suspends blood coal imports” 04-05-2017...

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15 May 2017

Report shows how non-material impacts of strategic litigation for land rights can be a game-changer for indigenous communities

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15 May 2017

UK: Co-op releases modern slavery statement & calls on other companies to help victims back in employment

Author: Terry Slavin, Ethical Corporation

"Join us in fight against slavery, says Co-op" 10 May 2017...

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14 May 2017

China: Incinerator project in Qingyuan called off after thousands of residents protest

Author: Catherine Lai, Hong Kong Free Press

"Plan for incinerator project scrapped after protesters clash with police in Guangdong", 12 May 2017...

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14 May 2017

Commentary: Responsible investment requires more than a few CSR programs: Lessons for Chinese Outbound Investors

Author: Jinmei Liu, EarthRights International

"Responsible Investment Requires More than a Few Corporate Social Responsibility Programs: Lessons for Chinese Outbound Investors", 4 May 2017...

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14 May 2017

Indonesia: NGO report shows threats of coal mining to food security and land rights

Author: Waterkeeper Alliance

"Report Reveals Coal Mining a Major Obstacle to Indonesian Food Security", 09 May 2017...

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14 May 2017

Laos: Prime minister voices concern over chemical contamination in Chinese-run banana farms

Author: Juarawee Kittisilpa, Matthew Tostevin, & Clarence Fernandez, Reuters

"Laos prime minister concerned over banana plantations", 15 May 2017...

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14 May 2017

Myanmar: MCRB releases brief on children's rights and businesses

Author: Irrawaddy

"Brief Urges Businesses to Protect Children's Right", 13 May 2017...

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