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30 November 2019
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Author: Climática – Lamarea.com

“El lugar más árido del planeta está amenazado por culpa de la gran demanda de vehículos eléctricos y teléfonos inteligentes” – 29 de noviembre de 2019...

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20 November 2019
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Apenas dos semanas después de someterse al Examen Periódico Universal, en la tercera reelección de Evo Morales y las denuncias de irregularidades registradas tras las elecciones presidenciales, se desataron protestas sociales por la llegada al poder de...

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20 November 2019
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Author: Tiempo Minero

“Suecia busca litio en América del Sur en medio de la fiebre del oro blanco” – 20 de noviembre de 2019...

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18 October 2019

Ecopro did not respond

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Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Ecopro to respond. Ecopro did not respond

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Company response
18 October 2019

GEM did not respond

Author: GEM

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited GEM to respond. GEM did not respond

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18 October 2019

Report raises concerns about potential complicity in corruption among companies buying cobalt from DRC

In 2019, Resource Matters published a report alleging that companies producing technology that requires cobalt (such as cell phones, cars, or others with rechargeable batteries) are unable to avoid the potential corruption in the DRC. The report links...

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11 August 2019
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Author: Economía Hoy (México)

“Grandes mineras difieren sobre cómo abordar la demanda del mercado de baterías”, 5 de agosto de 2019...

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27 May 2019
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23 May 2019

Workshop summary: Strengthening human rights due diligence in electric vehicle production

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, NAP Helpdesk Business & Human Rights

'Info Package: Workshop organised by the NAP Helpdesk Business & Human Rights and the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre'...

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30 April 2019

The downside of electromobility: Lithium mining in South America destroys livelihoods & access to water for indigenous people

Author: Susanne Götze, Deutschlandfunk

This is an unofficial summary translation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre. The full document in German is available below....

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