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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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7 February 2018
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Author: Antsa R., Midi Madagasikara (Madagascar)

"Ambatovy : Une initiative pour le développement minier durable", 5 février 2018...

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20 November 2017

Kenya: Oxfam's report urges Tullow Oil to adhere to principles of free, prior & informed consent in its operations in historically marginalised Turkana region; company responds

A recent report by Oxfam notes that whereas locals in oil-rich Turkana region are feel that engagement with oil companies has improved since 2015. However, it claims that Tullow Oil is not yet achieving its FPIC obligations. Business & Human...

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13 November 2017

India: Petition calls on IFC to improve treatment of workers in tea plantations, as investigation report identifies persisting problems

Author: Human Rights Watch

"World Bank: Few Improvements on India’s Tea Plantations", 6 Nov 2017...

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12 November 2017

IFC report: Private sector investments are crucial to meeting climate targets

Author: Fiona Harvey, The Guardian (UK)

"Huge private sector investment puts Paris climate target in reach, says report", 2 Nov 2017...

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2 November 2017
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Author: Centro de Colaboración Cívica (México)

"Historias y aprendizajes sobre el desarrollo de la energía eólica en México", 13 de Marzo de 2105...

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28 October 2017

Philippines: Citizen groups file historic complaint against World Bank for allowing funding of coal-fired power plants despite social, environmental & climate commitments

Author: Manila Bulletin

"World Bank fueling climate change, groups allege in historic complaint", 24 October 2017...

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23 October 2017

John Ruggie receives A.SK Social Science Award; explores key business & human rights developments in acceptance speech

Author: John G. Ruggie

"A.SK Social Science Award 2017, WZB Berlin Social Science Center, Acceptance Speech, John G. Ruggie." 14 Oct 2017 ...

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11 October 2017

IFC's accountability mechanism releases approach to reprisals which addresses vulnerable individuals in its process

Author: Compliance Advisor Ombudsman (CAO)

"CAO Approach to Responding to Concerns of Threats and Incidents of Reprisals in CAO Operations", 10 Oct 2017...

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29 September 2017

Indian farmers & fishermen to appeal “absolute immunity” of Intl. Finance Corporation over negative impact of coal-fired power plant in US Supreme Court

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