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13 February 2017

India: 2017 Responsible Business Index ranks top 100 listed companies

In an attempt to gauge how Indian firms are coping with the interests of various stakeholders, a collaborative effort of non-profits—Oxfam India, Corporate Responsibility Watch, Praxis and Partners in Change—has put together the second edition of...

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2 May 2016

India: Villagers protest against NHPC for allegedly deceiving to acquire land on promises of employment, NHPC responds

Author: M T Rasool, Rising Kashmir

Hundreds of people from various  villages in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district Saturday staged protest against the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation(NHPC). Protesting villagers especially affected farmers were demanding employment in the...

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20 January 2015

India: Report on companies' sustainability practices - an analysis of the top 100 listed companies

Author: Price Waterhouse Coopers Pvt. Ltd.

SEBI’s regulation in 2012 mandating the top 100 listed companies to report on their performance on the Business Responsibility Guidelines through Business Responsibility Reports (BRRs), along with their Annual Reports...The report sets out to document...

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1 September 2010

The trade-off between food security and ‘development’ [India]

Author: Thingnam Anjulika Samom, Infochange Environment

“The power situation is better now, so are the roads. But today, in Toubul, there are only a few families who do not buy rice from the market.” …Toubul…has been one of the worst casualties of the Loktak hydropower project…project is under the National...

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24 August 2010

India Inc.’s increasing presence on the Burma “Dirty List”

Author: Priyanka Joseph, Responsible Investor

India is a major investor in Burma’s thriving energy sector...[T]wo Indian government-controlled companies, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (through its subsidiary, ONGC Videsh) and Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL), are partners…in the consortium...

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3 March 2009

Public hearing on Dibang hydropower project this month [India]

Author: Utpal Bhaskar, Livemint.com [India]

A public hearing for the 3,000MW Dibang hydropower project in Arunachal Pradesh...to be built by state-run NHPC Ltd...couldn’t be held due to local disturbances...The hearing has been postponed three times...“R&R (rehabilitation and resettlement)...

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21 January 2009

Company responses re Burma

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

On 11 Dec 2008 Burma Campaign UK added 30 companies to its "Dirty List" of firms allegedly supporting the military regime in Burma. The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited the companies to respond. [companies added to the list: Asiana...

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21 January 2009

NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation - India) did not respond to: Burma Campaign UK adds 30 firms to "Dirty List", including National Hydroelectric Power Corporation.

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11 December 2008

Biggest Burma Dirty List Ever Published - 30 Companies Exposed

Author: Burma Campaign UK

30 new companies have been added to the “Dirty List”...by the Burma Campaign UK...The ‘Dirty List’ exposes companies that are directly or indirectly helping to finance Burma’s brutal military dictatorship. [companies added to the list: Asiana, China...

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11 December 2008

Burma Campaign UK adds 30 firms to 'Dirty List'

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