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12 November 2019
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Author: El Centro de Información sobre Empresas y Derechos Humanos

"Demandas de empresas contra personas defensoras de derechos humanos, pueblos indígenas, afro-descendientes y defensores/as ambientales. Desafíos para el litigio y medidas de protección y auto-protección", 26 al 28 septiembre de 2019, Ciudad de México...

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12 November 2019

Summary of the II Latin American Regional Workshop on Business and Human Rights

Author: Business and Human Rights Resource Centre

"Company lawsuits against human rights defenders, afro-descendant and indigenous communities and environmental defenders. Litigation challenges and protection and self protection measures", 26-28th September 2019...

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8 November 2019

So. Africa: Indigenous community to receive share of the sale of rooibos tea after multistakeholder agreement

Author: Brian Browdie, Quartz Africa

"South Africa's Khoisan to get a share of the commercialization of rooibos," 5 November 2019....

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8 November 2019

Tanzania: Activists applaud ILO decision to end funding from tobacco companies

Author: The Citizen

"ILO ends relationship with tobacco companies as Tanzanian activists applaud move", 7 November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Brazil: Report reveals that China and the EU import soybeans from unregistered farms, driving deforestation

Author: Mongabay

“China, EU are importing soybeans from unregistered Brazil farms: report”, 1st November 2019...

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7 November 2019

Colombia: Report analyses land accumulation and concentration with regards to Bioenergy, subsidiary of Ecopetrol

Author: Somo

“Land ownership in Colombia. The case of Bioenergy”, 30th October 2019...

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5 November 2019

Australia: Coles & trade unions develop Accord to protect rights of workers within fresh produce supply chain

Author: Ruth Hogan, Inside FMCG

"Coles partners with workers’ unions to improve supply chain standards", 5 November 2019...

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4 November 2019

Malawi: Lawyers announce lawsuit demanding British American Tobacco compensate families working under poverty wages on tobacco fields; Company comments included

In October 2019, human rights lawyers from Leigh Day announced they were preparing a lawsuit against British American Tobacco (BAT), on behalf of children and families in Malawi, working on tobacco fields supplying the company....

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31 October 2019

Latin America: Behaviour of wholesalers, retailers and food sales services blamed for high levels of food waste in the region

Author: Latin American Post

“Latin America represents 20% of wasted food on the planet”, 31st October 2019...

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25 October 2019

EU issues call to action in cocoa supply chains, backing mandatory due diligence legislation

Author: Anthony Myers, Confectionery News

"European Union calls for level playing field in cocoa supply chains, backed by legislation", 24 October 2019...

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