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5 December 2017
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Author: Fraternité Matin (Côte d'Ivoire)

"Construction durable : Lafargeholcim organise un séminaire à l’endroit des journalistes", 3 décembre 2017...

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4 December 2017
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1 December 2017

France: Lafarge executives under formal investigation in financing terrorism in Syria case

Author: Reuters (UK)

" France places three under formal investigation in Lafarge Syria payments case ", 1 Dec 2017...

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Article
30 October 2017

Norway: Watchdog to reveal list of companies world’s largest wealth fund should exclude due to climate concerns

Author: Sveinung Sleire, Bloomberg

"Norway's $1 Trillion Fund About to Get List of Climate Baddies," 26 October 2017...

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NGO rejoinder
24 October 2017

Rejoinder via The Electronic Intifada

Author: Adri Nieuwhof, Electronic Intifada

HeidelbergCement has responded to my recent article on The Electronic Intifada about its illegal plunder of Palestinian resources…in the occupied West Bank. The German company’s response came at the invitation of the London-based Business and Human...

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NGO rejoinder
24 October 2017

Rejoinder: Al-Haq responds to HeidelbergCement regarding allegations of IHL violations

Author: Al-Haq

...Al-Haq commends HeidelbergCement’s engagement in responding to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre as an important step in creating a dialogue for awareness of corporate involvement in human rights violations. However, Al-Haq notes that...

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Article
14 October 2017

Myanmar: 12 out of 93 farmers receive compensation for lands given to cement companies; others want substitute lands

Author: Kyaw Ko Ko, Myanmar Times

"Kyaukse farmers call for fair compensation", 13 October 2017...

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Article
13 October 2017

Danish pension fund divests from four companies over complicity in the Israeli occupation

Author: Sarah Scheer Pedersen, Danwatch (Denmark)

“Pension Fund blacklists four companies after Danwatch investigation”, 10 October 2017...

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Company response
2 October 2017

HeidelbergCement responds to allegations re violating international law

Author: HeidelbergCement

Business & Human Rights has kindly invited HeidelbergCement to respond to the concerns raised by Electronic Intifada in the article from 14 September. We follow this invitation, as we believe that the article includes wrong and speculative...

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2 October 2017

OPT: Rights groups accuse HeidelbergCement of IHL violations; HeidelbergCement response scrutinized

Rights groups have raised serious allegations against HeidelbergCement’s operations at the Nahal Raba quarry in Area C of the occupied West Bank. According to the allegations, HeidelbergCement’s extraction activities may be linked to war crimes,...

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