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3 November 2016

Renewable energy & human rights: Outreach to 50 companies

Company Response Platform | Briefing | Press Release Also see case studies & our previous outreach

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3 October 2016

Google investors “deeply concerned” over human rights violations in Kenyan wind project

Author: Louise Voller, Danwatch

Google is preparing to acquire a large share in Kenya’s…Lake Turkana Wind Power project, but the deal is mired in accusations of violations of indigenous peoples’ rights and a court case over illegal land acquisition. In a leaked letter obtained by...

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13 September 2016

Case studies of human rights allegations & positive steps by wind & hydropower projects

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20 June 2016

Kenya: Report by Danwatch reveals negative impacts of Lake Turkana Wind Project on indigenous community rights

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20 June 2016

Video: Indigenous people of Lake Turkana region await court decision for alleged illegal land acquisition

Author: Danwatch

Lake Turkana Wind Power is the largest private investment ever in Kenya, and Danish and international companies and investors have already sunk millions of euros into the project. But they now await a court decision which will determine whether the...

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7 June 2016

Kenya: Danwatch report reveals communities face prostitution, violence & alcoholism at Lake Turkana Wind Power resettlement site; co. responses included

Author: Louise Voller & Anders Brønd Christensen (Danwatch); Geoffrey Kamadi & Han van de Wiel

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18 May 2016

Blog: Are renewable energy companies ready to respect human rights?

Author: Eniko Horvath, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

Now is the time to secure a fast and fair transition to a low-carbon economy by ensuring renewable energy does not compromise the lives and rights of local communities....

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14 December 2015

Renewable energy stocks rally after Paris climate deal

Author: Sudip Kar-Gupta & Annabella Nielsen, Reuters (USA)

European renewable energy stocks rallied on Monday following an agreement over the weekend at the Paris global climate summit to find ways to stop global warming. Goldman Sachs' analysts described the deal in Paris as the most important climate...

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9 September 2013

[PDF] Business & human rights in Latin America & the Caribbean – A round-up of recent developments

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This briefing highlights reports from a range of sources about how businesses have impacted human rights, positively and negatively, in Latin America & the Caribbean over the past two years. The briefing refers to most countries in Latin America....

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9 September 2013
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Author: Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

Este informe destaca los reportes de un variado rango de fuentes sobre los impactos (negativos y positivos) de las empresas sobre los derechos humanos en América Latina y el Caribe, en los dos últimos años. El informe hace referencia a la mayoría de...

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