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13 February 2018

Armenia: Amulsar gold mine poses high risk of water contamination & adverse environmental impacts, say experts; inc. company & shareholders' responses

The report "Amulsar Gold Project: Overview of Concerns with the Amulsar Gold Project, Potential Consequences, and Recommendations" by independent experts argues the Amulsar gold mine project, owned by Lydian International, poses a high risk of long...

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Company response
13 February 2018

Response by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Author: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

...The EBRD is a minority shareholder and has provided equity financing to Lydian International, which is earmarked for Environmental and Social Mitigation Measures including the financing of a biodiversity off set programme and the construction of...

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Article
12 February 2018

The record of intl. financial institutions on business & human rights

Author: Jessica Evans

"The Record of International Financial Institutions on Business and Human Rights," 2 May 2016...

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Company response
25 September 2017

Lydian International's response to article about IFC's divestment from Amulsar mine

Author: Lydian International

As part of the recently completed CAO investigation into IFC’s due diligence on the Amulsar project – the IFC has responded with the following statement:...

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Story
21 September 2017

IFC pulls out of Amulsar gold mine following complaints by NGOs & local residents over health concerns

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Article
5 September 2017

UK at centre of secret $3bn Azerbaijani money laundering and lobbying scheme

Author: The Guardian

Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.9bn (£2.2bn) scheme to pay prominent Europeans, buy luxury goods and launder money through a network of opaque British companies, an investigation by the Guardian reveals. Leaked data shows that the...

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Story
5 September 2017

UK: Azerbaijani leadership, accused of human rights abuses, used British companies in money laundering & lobbying scheme, Guardian investigation reveals

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Article
18 April 2017

Investigation finds European Bank for Reconstruction & Development fails to respect labour rights in loan to Turkish tractor manufacturer

Author: Kirsten Genovese, SOMO (Netherlands)

"Investigation finds: European Development Bank fails to respect labor rights in Turkish investment"...

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Article
23 February 2017

Report: European Investment Bank allegedly fails to safeguard vulnerable groups, including refugees, in projects outside EU

Author: CEE Bankwatch Network & Counter Balance

"Here be dragons: How the EU bank's development finance overlooks people at risk", 18 November 2016...

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NGO rejoinder
11 January 2017

Rejoinder of Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative to Lydian International’s response

Author: Pan-Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative

“Responsible” Plunder of Nature: Problems Covered up by Lydian Regarding Exploitation of a Mine in Amulsar, 7 December 2016...

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