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1 October 2009

IFC & Global Reporting Initiative launch guide on gender & sustainability reporting

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1 October 2009

[PDF] Embedding Gender in Sustainability Reporting: A Practitioner’s Guide

Author: Intl. Finance Corporation (IFC) & Global Reporting Initiative

This educational resource has been produced...to help organizations using the GRI Sustainability Reporting Framework embed material gender issues in sustainability...

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31 August 2010

Mine the Gap: Connecting Water Risks and Disclosure in the Mining Sector [PDF]

Author: Marta Miranda and Amanda Sauer, World Resource Institute [USA]

Water issues are becoming a considerable factor affecting growth and profitability of companies in many regions of the world. This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related...

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4 October 2010

Indian Farmers Fight Billionaire Mittal, Posco for Water Rights [India]

Author: Abhishek Shanker, Bloomberg

ArcelorMittal and Posco are leading $80 billion in planned spending in India…Standing in the way are farmers and their water supply...latest hurdle is an environment ministry report…on the impact of the Posco project…“Posco wants our land, it wants...

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10 May 2012
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Author: Larry Lohmann, Abya Yala Ediciones

Durante la última década, el comercio de emisiones se ha revelado como la pieza clave de las iniciativas mundiales para luchar contra el cambio climático…[Pero] toda una serie de grandes empresas, organismos financieros, centros académicos, gobiernos,...

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Company non-response
31 October 2012

Aditya Birla Group did not respond to: "India’s Minamata": Mercury from coal mines & thermal power plants in Singrauli reportedly harming health, environment.

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23 June 2014

Deficiencies in allotment of land to industrial houses in Odisha during 2001-12: CAG [India]

Author: Meera Mohanty, Economic Times

The Comptroller and Auditor General of India has serious concerns over acquisition and allotment of land made to major industrial houses during the decade 2001-12 in mineral-rich Odisha…In its report tabled in the state assembly on Monday, it has...

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25 August 2014

India: Raising livelihood concerns, villagers protest against mining in Mahan forest, Mahan coal denies allegations

Headquartered in Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh in India, Mahan Coal Limited is a joint venture between Essar Power Ltd and Hindalco Industries Ltd. It was established to develop the Mahan Coal Block in 2006. Villagers & activists have...

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1 October 2014

India: Supreme Court quashes 214 coal blocks alleging arbitrary & illegal allocation

In a major blow to the corporate sector, the Supreme Court today quashed allocation of 214 out of 218 coal blocks which were alloted to various companies since 1993 and in which it was claimed that around Rs. 2 lakh crores were invested. A bench,...

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2 October 2014

Stage set for reforms in coal sector

Author: Shreeja Sen, Ruchira Singh & Aman Malik, Mint

The Supreme Court…scrapped the allocation of all but four of the 218 coal blocks awarded between 1993 and 2010. While the move gives the government an opportunity to make a fresh start and put in place a transparent rules-based regime in the...

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