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6 June 2002

Guangdong governor says pollution plan in place [China]

Author: Eric Hall, Reuters

The Chinese province of Guangdong says it has a full plan to tackle its serious environmental pollution [refers to curbs on cement & brick factories, automobiles, pig farms]

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1 June 2002
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Author: Association Tchadienne pour la Promotion et la Defense des Droits de l'homme; Centre pour l'Environnement et le Developpement [Cameroun]; Environmental Defense [USA]

Evaluation de l'impact de l'oléoduc Tchad-Cameroun...Deux ans après l'approbation [par la Banque Mondiale] du plus grand projet d'investissement en Afrique souvent considéré comme modèle de partenariat entre le secteur public et privé, c'est le moment...

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1 June 2002

Friends of the Earth names 10 companies as "Planet Trashers"

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1 June 2002

Ten Planet Trashers: Why corporate accountability matters

Author: Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth today publishes details of "Ten Planet Trashers", companies whose behaviour since Rio shows the need for binding rules on corporate behaviour. [the 10 companies: Exxon Mobil (Esso), AMEC, Premier Oil, ICI, Scotts, Barclays,...

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24 May 2002

KENYA: 1.9 Million Children Working, U.N.-Funded Report Says

Author: UN Wire

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24 May 2002

KENYA: 1.9 Million Children Working, U.N.-Funded Report Says

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24 May 2002

Two Million Children At Work [Kenya]

Author: Lilian Nduta, The Nation [Kenya]

There are 1.9 million child labourers in Kenya, a government report says. Of these, 15,000 work in risky and hazardous conditions such as mining, quarrying, building and construction, fishing, commercial agriculture and road and transport work.

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16 May 2002

Asbestos victims win landmark case [UK]

Author: BBC News

Three people affected by asbestos cancer have won a groundbreaking case for compensation in the House of Lords...They were appealing against previous rulings by the Court of Appeal and the High Court denying them compensation on the basis that they...

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16 May 2002

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: UNEP Blasts Industry "Business As Usual"

Author: UN Wire

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15 May 2002

Sector report - Construction

Author: Confederation of International Contractors' Associations

Sector Reports - UNEP DTIE is facilitating the preparation of a series of sector reports [for World Summit on Sustainable Development], whereby international, industry organisations and associations take stock of progress towards sustainable...

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