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MEDIA announcement, 10 March 2015

简体中文: 中资企业在海外投资

Welcome to our information platform on the social and environmental impacts of Chinese companies operating overseas.  It aims to: raise awareness of existing guidelines; increase transparency; and strengthen accountability.  It is within the broader context of our work encouraing companies headquartered in all regions to respect human rights.  More about the platform.

 

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21 May 2019

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Author: Scott Morris, Center for Global Development

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20 May 2019

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20 May 2019

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14 May 2019

Argentina: NGO report on lithium extraction highlights negative impacts on local Jujuy indigenous peoples’ access to water and land

Author: Fundacion Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, FARN (Argentina)

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14 May 2019
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8 May 2019

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Author: Columbus Mavhunga, Voice of America

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7 May 2019
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Los avances en los acuerdos comerciales entre Argentina, Perú y Chile con el gobierno de China en áreas como importación de cerdos, construcción e infraestructura e industrias extractivas, se suman a endeudamiento de la mayoría de países de la región.

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2 May 2019

China: Joint Communique of 2nd Belt and Road Forum highlights promotion of human rights and sustainable development

Author: The Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation

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2 May 2019

Kenya: Walker Industries closed due to environmental pollution & failure to provide workers with protective gear

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