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The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

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4 October 2015

Myanmar: IFC to advise govt. on impact assessments for hydropower; groups worry about greenwashing

Author: Aung Shin & Clare Hammond, Myanmar Times

“IFC to lead sustainable hydro in Myanmar”, 23 Sept 2015...

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6 April 2015

In China’s Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders

Author: Simon Denyer, Washington Post

…A boom in mining and mineral industries has polluted the grasslands, marginalized herders and pushed them from their homes…[P]rotests over land rights and mining projects reached a climax this past weekend as police crushed a three-week-long...

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6 April 2015

Subcritical coal top 20: Engaging energy companies on climate & human rights impacts

In March 2015, researchers at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment at Oxford University published "Stranded Assets and Subcritical Coal: The Risk to Companies and Investors".  The report describes sub-critical coal as: "the least efficie...

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3 April 2015

Response by China Power Investment: Myanmar Foreign Investment Tracking Project

China Power Investment (CPI) did not provide individual answers to our questions, but sent the following statement...

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13 March 2015

US and Chinese companies dominate list of most-polluting coal plants

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

The 100 global power companies most at risk from growing pressure to shut highly polluting coal plants have been revealed in a new report from Oxford University....

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4 February 2015

"Company Responses to Human Rights Reports: An Empirical Analysis"

Author: Menno T. Kamminga, Maastricht University - Faculty of Law

How do companies respond to their critics? Are there significant differences in responsiveness between industrial sectors, between the countries in which companies are based and between the companies themselves? Do responses reflect the belief that...

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6 October 2014

China: Report illustrates project supporting business dialogue on human rights

This is a report from a project entitled “The Corporate Responsibility to Respect Human Rights in China and Globally”, which aimed to support participants to enter into meaningful peer-to-peer dialogue, and to share policies and practices related to...

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7 July 2014
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Author: Guineenews.org (Guinée)

"Communiqué de presse de China Power Investment Corporation", 30 juin 2014...

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23 February 2014

Dispute Over Dam Tests New Myanmar

Author: Shibani Mahtani, Wall Street Journal

…[T]he debate surrounding the [Myitsone] dam's future has grown loud. Residents and activists concerned about the project's impact on the environment are fighting to permanently shut it down, while the dam's Chinese developers are pushing to restart...

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25 January 2014

China’s CPI offers to meet Kachin NGO after Myitsone war of words [Myanmar]

Author: Colin Hinshelwood, Democratic Voice of Burma

…Chinese Power Investment (CPI) has offered to discuss issues “face to face” with the Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG) after the NGO slammed the Chinese firm’s recent Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report related to the…seven-dam...

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