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8 November 2017

Sierra Leone: Report finds investors failed to conduct human rights due diligence prior to exiting development project; incl. company comments

Swedwatch's report entitled 'No Business, no rights: Human rights impacts when land investments fail to include responsible exit strategies. The case of Addax Bioenergy in Sierra Leone', alleges that Swedish DFI Swedfund, and the Dutch equivalent FMO...

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27 January 2015

NGOs call for German law reform to address intl. corporate human rights abuses

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27 January 2015
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MISEREOR, Brot für die Welt und das European Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) haben eine Studie veröffentlicht, die 60 Fällen zu Menschenrechtsverletzungen durch transnationale Unternehmen in Afrika, Asien und Lateinamerika beinhaltet...

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16 July 2014

ActionAid report says intl. aid & public policies facilitate corporate land grabs, leaving farmers impoverished & vulnerable

We invited the following companies mentioned in the report in the context of allegations to respond:...

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15 July 2014

Addax Bioenergy responded

Addax Bioenergy referred us to a letter to ActionAid available here.

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15 July 2014
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Author: Addax Bioenergy

Finden Sie hier die Antwort von Addax Bioenergy in englischer Sprache.

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19 February 2014

Sierra Leone Govt. & African Minerals allegedly involved in forced relocation Tonkolili residents & abuses of workers' rights, Human Rights Watch report

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10 December 2013

Sierra Leone police open fire during anti-palm oil protest

Author: Tommy Trenchard, Reuters

Police in Sierra Leone opened fire on Tuesday on an armed protest against the expansion of palm oil plantations...by...Socfin Group, a police chief said. The Luxembourg-registered company, part of the business empire of...Vincent Bollore, has been...

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19 September 2013

Is ethanol starving Africa?

Author: Amar Toor, Verge

...[E]thanol and other biofuels have come under increased criticism…with some questioning their long-term environmental benefits, and others linking them to…food shortages in the world's poorest countries... ActionAid…[has] lashed out at Addax...

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5 March 2013

Sierra Leone Farmers Evicted for Sugarcane Biofuel Plantations

Author: Jennifer Kennedy, CorpWatch

Addax Bioenergy…is jeopardizing the livelihoods of thousands of subsistence farmers…according to the Sierra Leone Network on the Right to Food (SiLNoRF) and Brot Für Alle (Bread for All)... Addax has planted…sugar cane on large areas of productive...

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