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8 June 2016

Global palm oil traders acknowledge the need to prevent human rights abuses in Guatemala

Author: Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA; Friends of the Earth-United States; Rainforest Action Network; Oxfam America & ActionAid USA

…One year after a massive spill of toxic palm oil effluent into Guatemala’s Pasión River that was labeled an ‘ecocide’ by a Guatemalan court, and nine months after the killing of a Guatemalan activist who denounced the spill, social movement groups in...

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18 November 2015

Central America: Intl. Coalition of NGOs says murder, intimidation & devastation of community livelihoods tied to rampant palm oil plantation expansion must be stop

A coalition of International NGOs had send a letter inviting global oil palm traders to disclose their sourcing relationship with Empresa Reforestadora de Palma de Petén SA (REPSA) after the toxic spill in river La Pasión in Guatemala and the...

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11 November 2015

Alarming developments in Latin American palm oil industry spur global call to action for palm oil traders

Author: Emma Lierley, Rainforest Action Network

…Spurred by the recent murder of Guatemalan environmental and human rights defender…a coalition of global human rights and environmental organizations today alerted the world’s biggest palm oil traders of the gross violations of human rights…The...

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11 November 2015

INGOs letter to global oil palm traders

Author: Friends of the Earth-US, Rainforest Action Network, Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA, Environmental Investigation Agency, Union of Concerned Scientists, ActionAid International, Oxfam America, Forest Peoples Program, Forest Heroes, GRAIN, Alliance for Global Justice & Other Worlds

…The…organizations are writing to express our deep concern about recent developments in the Guatemalan palm oil sector. We are appealing to you and your company to take immediate action to help stop an escalating human rights crisis...Civil society...

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22 October 2015

Indonesia: Astra Agro Lestari commits to protecting the environment & local communities across its supply chain

Author: Mike Gaworecki, Mongabay

“Second largest palm oil producer in Indonesia commits to zero deforestation”, 21 Sept 2015...

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21 October 2015
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas e Direitos Humanos convidou as empresas Alcoolvale/Unialco, Biosev, Bunge e Cargill para responderem sobre alegações de abusos de direitos humanos em terras indígenas, e acusações de que essas empresas compram can...

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21 October 2015

Brazil: Biofuel & sugar companies accused of buying sugar from ranchers who violently evict indigenous groups; companies respond

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23 September 2015

9 big companies set target to convert to renewable energy; investment managers controlling $2.6 trillion divest from fossil fuels

Author: Justin Gillis & Nicholas St. Fleur, New York Times (USA)

"Global Companies Joining Climate Change Efforts", 23 Sep 2015...

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8 May 2015

Ceres ranks food companies on managing water risk

Ceres' Feeding Ourselves Thirsty report evaluates 37 food companies on their water use, stewardship and policies, including the right to access to water. The report provides recommendations for how investment analysts can more effectively evaluate...

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19 September 2014

Argentina: Center for Legal and Social Studies files lawsuit against Molinos Río de la Plata for complicity in crimes during military dictatorship

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