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18 November 2009

[PDF]The Copenhagen Communiqué on Climate Change

Author: Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change, University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership

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1 November 2009

"Copenhagen Communiqué": Statement on climate change signed by over 700 companies

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11 May 2006

Global pulp mill growth threatens forests, may collapse: report

Author: Agence France-Presse

The report...said that false assumptions about the origins and cost of wood used in emerging-market mills has led investors to channel billions of dollars into financially risky and environmentally destructive ventures...CIFOR in particular singled out...

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11 May 2006

[PDF] Investors Risk Losing Billions by Misjudging Costs, Environmental Impact of Emerging-Market Pulp Projects

Author: Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

False assumptions about the origins and the cost of wood used in emerging market pulp mills has led international investors to channel tens of billions of dollars worldwide into financially risky and environmentally destructive ventures, according to...

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21 February 2006

Indonesia's corporate clean-up

Author: Joe Leahy, Financial Times

Mr Sukanto, whose group [Asia Pacific Resources International (April)] was the subject of allegations of human rights violations and pollution problems in the 1990s, may seem an unlikely protector of the environment. But April is among a number of...

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24 January 2006

Board rejects EIA [environmental impact assessment] report on potash mine - Villagers against mining project [Thailand]

Author: Preeyanat Phanayanggoor Surasak Glahan, Bangkok Post

The National Environment Board has rejected the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report on a controversial potash mine in Udon Thani and ordered the firm investing in the project to add more information on environmental and social impacts that the...

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24 January 2006

Canadian envoy invited to Udon [Thailand]

Author: Vincent MacIsaac, Nation [Thailand]

Canadian Ambassador Denis Comeau has been invited to spend the night in a village in Udon Thani by one of the leaders of a group protesting against a Canadian company’s attempt to mine beneath them. Somyot Nikam said he was disappointed that not a...

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24 January 2006

Thailand: National Environment Board rejects impact assessment of Asia Pacific Resources potash mine - requires further information on environmental & social effects

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1 January 2006

Report raises concern about increasing investment in environmentally-harmful pulp mills in Indonesia, Uruguay, Brazil, China, Baltic States

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1 January 2006

[PDF] full report: "Financing Pulp Mills - An Appraisal of Risk Assessment and Safeguard Procedures"

Author: Machteld Spek, Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)

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