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15 February 2017
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15 February 2017

Typhoon survivors & civil society call on 47 "carbon majors" to collaborate with Philippines Human Rights Commission's inquiry into their responsibility for climate & human rights impacts

Author: Greenpeace Southeast Asia

"Petitioners’ consolidated reply to the respondent Carbon Majors in the National Public Inquiry being conducted by Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines", 14 Feb 2017...

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9 February 2017

Publish What You Pay urges oil, gas & mining firms to support US law on disclosure of payments to govts. - statements of support by 12 firms

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre has invited 30 companies to respond to an open letter by Publish What You Pay coalitions and several of their member NGOs.  The letter urges the 30 companies to issue statements in support of disclosure by...

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Company response
3 February 2017

Rio Tinto response & statement on repeal of transparency regulations under US Dodd-Frank Act section 1504

Rio Tinto supports tax transparency and initiatives like EITI as a cornerstone of good governance and to improve understanding of the mining sector's economic contribution.  We voluntarily published our first Taxes Paid report in 2010 and have...

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1 February 2017

Is Congress voting for corruption?

Author: [opinion] Isabel Munilla, senior policy advisor for extractive industries - Oxfam America, in The Hill (USA)

...[You] might find it perplexing that scrapping an anti-corruption law is at the top of the congressional to-do list in Washington.  But Congress will seek to do just that this week by voting to roll back rules to implement the landmark bipartisan...

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12 December 2016
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Author: Radio Universidad de Chile

“Comunidad Miñi Miñe denuncia a mineras por destruir territorio ancestral”...

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25 November 2016

Dem. Rep. of Congo: A briefing highlights the risks and challenges linked to DRC cobalt and how companies can improve their cobalt supply chain

Author: RCS Global - Making Sure

"The Emerging Cobalt Challenge - competition, concentration and compliance. Understanding the cobalt supply chain and how to respond", 1 October 2016...

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15 November 2016

Assessment of Canada's Natl. Contact Point cases in extractive sector finds it unable to provide effective remedy

Author: Above Ground, MiningWatch Canada, OECD Watch

"'Canada is Back' But Still Far Behind," 15 Nov 2016...

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31 October 2016

Philippines: Company responses to Commission on Human Rights petition fail to address fossil fuel companies' responsibility for climate change impacts on human rights

Author: Megan Darby, Climate Home

"Carbon majors respond to climate and human rights inquiry," 27 Oct 2016...

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19 October 2016

"The confederacy of conscience keepers" - A critical look at the UN Forum on Business & Human Rights

Author: Sudeep Chakrabarti, Livemint

Over 14-16 November in Geneva, several hundred UN bureaucrats, lawyers, representatives of major corporations and human rights practitioners will gather at the fifth edition of the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights. They will deliberate on this...

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