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MEDIA announcement, 10 March 2015

简体中文: 中资企业在海外投资

Welcome to our information platform on the social and environmental impacts of Chinese companies operating overseas.  It aims to: raise awareness of existing guidelines; increase transparency; and strengthen accountability.  It is within the broader context of our work encouraing companies headquartered in all regions to respect human rights.  More about the platform.

 

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18 October 2005
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Autor/in: Global Witness

A new report, launched today by Global Witness...“A Choice for China – Ending the destruction of Burma’s northern frontier forests”, details shocking new evidence of the massive illicit plunder of Burma’s forests by Chinese logging companies...[Jon...

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27 August 2005
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Autor/in: Eric Reeves, professor of English, Smith College, in Political Affairs [USA]

...very little attention has been paid to those economic realities that explain Khartoum's ability to conduct serial genocide in Sudan...[Current] financing of genocide in Sudan derives chiefly from oil revenues... [which] now exceed $2 billion per...

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4 July 2005
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Autor/in: Lindsey Hilsum, Channel 4 News [UK]

"They just come and do it. We don't start to hold meetings about environmental impact assessment, human rights, bad governance and good governance. I'm not saying that's right, I'm just saying Chinese investment is succeeding because they don't set...

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25 April 2005
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Autor/in: Jehangir S. Pocha, Telegraph [India]

...the fact that Chinese and Indian oil majors are now signing deals, once almost exclusively the domain of the West and Japanese, is also leading to complaints. Western energy industry executives in Beijing say Indian and Chinese firms observe few...

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1 February 2005
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Autor/in: Alessandra Masci, Campaign Coordinator, Economic Relations & Human Rights, & Salil Tripathi, Researcher, Economics & Human Rights, Amnesty International, in Sustainable Development Intl.

...voluntary initiatives have not been sufficient by themselves to (a) prevent human rights abuses, and (b) create a culture of respecting human rights. Abuses continue to take place in the same countries, year after year, sometimes involving the same...

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15 January 2005
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Autor/in: Frida Berrigan, Arms Trade Resource Center, in Common Dreams

Under the peace agreement, oil leases sold during the war will be respected, rewarding Chinese, Malaysian, and Indian companies that made wartime agreements with Khartoum. American companies are not far behind...The peace accord does not address...

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1 January 2005
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Autor/in: Intl. Confederation of Free Trade Unions (ICFTU)

[Updated Jan 2005] The database has been compiled by the ICFTU, based on publicly available information. It is a database of companies which appear, from the information available, to have some form of relationship with Burma...This list is not...

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27 December 2004
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Autor/in: Peter S. Goodman, Washington Post

But the Chinese laborers are protected: They work under the vigilant gaze of Sudanese government troops armed largely with Chinese-made weapons — a partnership of the world's fastest-growing oil consumer with a pariah state accused of fostering...

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15 November 2004
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Autor/in: Bryan J. Auchterlonie, MA candidate, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, in Harvard Crimson

Two weeks ago, the Crimson Staff demanded that the Harvard Management Company (HMC) divest its 72,000 shares of Chinese state-owned energy giant PetroChina because of its oil operations in Sudan...But it is...only a first step...Harvard also holds 10...

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25 October 2004
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Autor/in: Daniel J. Hemel & Zachary M. Seward, Harvard Crimson [USA]

Harvard has invested millions of dollars in a Chinese oil company [PetroChina] whose financial dealings with the Sudanese government, human rights activists say, have funded that regime’s ongoing slaughter of its own people...PetroChina is a spin-off...

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