Chinese investment overseas
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Autor/in: Kevin Bloom & Richard Poplak, Times [So. Africa]
Namibia's construction industry, along with its allies in the unions, is preparing for an unprecedented showdown with Chinese firms that, they claim, are operating outside the law..."The problem we have with the Chinese is that they do not respect our...
Autor/in: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
[Translation of the original company response in Chinese provided by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre] My company participates and invests in Ecuador’s copper project. We are currently undertaking preliminary research projects and have not...
- Mit Bezug auf: Ecuador: Report on the human rights abuses of mining projects by Corriente Resources, including alleged complicity with govt.'s violence - full report includes comments by the firm Ecuador: Reporte sobre el impacto de Corriente Resources sobre los derechos humanos y el medio ambiente, incluyendo violencia contra activistas por parte de las autoridades
- Schwerpunkte: Chinese investment overseas Construction, including dam-building Labour issues Latin American region
- Das ist eine Antwort der folgenden Unternehmen: China Railway Construction
Autor/in: Norweigian Ministry of Finance
The Ministry of Finance has excluded the Chinese company Shanghai Industrial Holdings Ltd. from the investment portfolio of the Government Pension Fund Global on account of its tobacco production...The decision to exclude the US company L-3...
Autor/in: Ikal Angelei & Samuel Maina in Daily Nation [Kenya]
The involvement of Chinese companies in the Gibe III Dam on the Omo River, Ethiopia, seems endless. The latest entry into this largely unpopular and potentially catastrophic project is Sinohydro...This dam is being built on the ancestral lands of the...
While African governments proclaim their commitments to food self-sufficiency, behind the backs of their people they are signing an alarming number of deals with foreign investors that give these investors control over their countries’ most important...
- Mit Bezug auf: EarthRights says Norway "complicit" in human rights abuses in Burma through its investment in oil firms operating there
- Schwerpunkte: Chinese investment overseas EarthRights report on Norwegian Govt. investments in companies active in Burma - Company responses Extractives, including oil and mines Labour issues Southeast Asia Violence & Abuses
- Ohne Antwort der folgenden Unternehmen: China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
Autor/in: Cultural Survival
February 7 was the opening day of a trial that will determine whether a Chinese mining company can dump waste from its Ramu nickel mine and refinery [joint venture Highlands Pacific, Mineral Resources Development (Papua New Guinea state-owned company),...
- Mit Bezug auf: Papua New Guinea: Indigenous group opposes China Metallurgical's Ramu nickel mine in court - concern over impacts on livelihoods
- Schwerpunkte: Chinese investment overseas Environmental issues Extractives, including oil and mines Latest Legal News Other regions Violence & Abuses
- Betreffende Unternehmen: China Metallurgical (MCC) Highlands Pacific Jinchuan Group MCC-JJJ Mining
Autor/in: Stéphane Pambrun, Novethic [France]
Baotou, en Mongolie intérieure. Une ville écrasée en permanence par un brouillard à l'odeur âcre et un paysage de désolation qui résultent de plusieurs années d'exploitation intensive de terres rares...L’extraction des terres rares et son raffinage ont...
- Schwerpunkte: Chinese investment overseas
Autor/in: Peter Bosshard, International Rivers [US]
Dams have impoverished tens of thousands of people and triggered serious human rights violations in Sudan. Now Chinese companies have won contracts to build three more hydropower projects in the country…[that] would displace more than 10,000 people and...