Bridgestone-Firestone (part of Bridgestone)

Bridgestone-Firestone website: www.firestone.com

🔎 Run a search for “Bridgestone-Firestone (part of Bridgestone)”

Get RSS feed of these results

All stories

Article
30 November 2016
+ Français - Hide

Author: AFP dans Voice of America (Etats-Unis)

"Au Liberia, le géant américain Firestone éveille colère et rancoeur", 30 novembre 2016...

Read more

Story
22 January 2016
+ Português - Hide

A Comissão de Anistia do Ministério da Justiça acaba de publicar a 10ª. edição do periódico científico Revista Anistia Política e Justiça de Transição o qual traz o dossiê Cooperação Econômica com a Ditadura Brasileira, organizado pelo especialista in...

See full story

Article
7 September 2015

“I want to see a world without deliberate and unnecessary exploitation by multinational companies”, says lawyer Terry Collingsworth

Author: Joe Sandler Clarke, Guardian (UK)

"Terry Collingsworth: the globe-trotting human rights lawyer taking on Nestlé and ExxonMobil", 2 Sep 2015...

Read more

Article
1 September 2014

US OPIC Office of Accountability review of Buchanan Renewables project - Liberia

Author: Office of Accountability, Overseas Private Investment Corp. (USA)

"OA Review: Buchanan Renewable Energy Projects in Liberia", September 2014...

Read more

Article
12 July 2013

Case profile: Firestone lawsuit (re Liberia)

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

[Business & Human Rights Resource Centre case profile for class action lawsuit filed in US federal court against Firestone over alleged forced labour and child labour at Firestone rubber plantation in Liberia.]

Read more

Article
10 July 2013

Corporate liability for violating international law under The Alien Tort Statute: The corporation through the lens of globalization and privatization

Author: Joel Slawotsky, in International Review of Law

The article addresses the question of whether the changing roles of “public actor” states and “private actor” corporations should impact the legal liability of corporations in international law…The objection to corporate liability under the ATS [Alien...

Read more

Article
10 December 2012

[PDF] Corporate Liability in a New Setting: Shell & the Changing Legal Landscape for the Multinational Oil Industry in the Niger Delta

Author: Essex Business and Human Rights Project, Univ. of Essex [UK]

The purpose of this report is to analyse the law that is relevant to decisions about the management of the international oil companies that are operating in the Niger Delta. The focus is on the Shell Group, the largest company operating in the area,...

Read more

Story
1 November 2011

Liberia: SOMO & Green Advocates report reveals negative impacts of Buchanan Renewables’ operations on livelihood of smallholder farmers & charcoal producers

See full story

Article
1 November 2011

[PDF] Burning Rubber: Buchanan Renewables' Impact on Sustainable Development in Liberia

Author: Green Advocates & SOMO

Buchanan Renewables...While the company actively promoted its business model of producing biomass from old unproductive rubber trees as a sustainable one, it also received criticism due to the fact that smallholder rubber farmers were not benefitting...

Read more

Article
31 October 2011

[radio & article] For Liberia, Natural Resources Are Blessings, Curses on Road to Democracy

Author: Kira Kay, PBS Newshour

Transcript:Liberia...is rich in oil, diamonds, timber, and much more. That's been both a blessing and a challenge for the fledgling democracy...Liberia was a major iron ore exporter back in the 1970s, but the industry collapsed during a succession of...

Read more