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2 May 2018

How electric car & tech companies could be using child labour-mined cobalt from small-scale miners in Dem. Rep. of Congo; includes companies' comments

Car and technology companies source cobalt, which is used in powering electric vehicles and smartphones, from the Democratic Republic of Congo. A CNN investigation has revealed that children still work in some smaller mines, posing a challenge for the...

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9 May 2017

Dongfang Electric did not respond

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20 March 2017

Social and environmental impacts of mega coal power projects in Egypt

The Egyptian government appears to have taken steps to attract investments in coal-fuelled power plants, with some reports pointing to potential USD 10 billion foreign investments in projects that would generate around 6,000 MW. Despite the magnitude...

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19 March 2017

Egypt: Tractebel, Marubeni, General Electric and others reportedly involved in mega coal power plants

Author: Mohamed Farag (Daily News, Egypt)

Electricity Ministry contracts with Tractebel to assess offers for $10bn coal-fueled power plant, 25 January 2017...

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13 September 2016

Case studies of human rights allegations & positive steps by wind & hydropower projects

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25 November 2014

Report: "Going out, but going green?" Assessing the Implementation of China's Green Credit Guidelines overseas

Author: Friends of Earth & BankTrack

This study presents seven case studies of Chinese bank financing for overseas investments: China Development Bank’s financing of the Stanari coal project in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Golden Veroleum palm oil plantation in Liberia and APP in...

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18 June 2012

Ethiopia: Pastoralists Forced off Their Land for Sugar Plantations [includes video]

Author: Human Rights Watch

The Ethiopian government is forcibly displacing indigenous pastoral communities in Ethiopia’s Lower Omo valley without adequate consultation or compensation to make way for state-run sugar plantations, Human Rights Watch said in a report...[titled] ...

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15 June 2011

Dongfang Electric did not respond to: Gibe 3 Dam being built by Dongfang Electric will displace hundreds of thousands from farmland, threaten them with poverty & hunger, according to NGOs.

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15 June 2011

Gibe III dam projects in Kenya and Ethiopia, and company responses

Author: Compiled by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

The NGOs International Rivers, Friends of Lake Turkana (based in Kenya) and Bank Track have raised concerns that the construction of the Gibe 3 Dam in Ethiopia will "ravage the fragile ecosystems of the Lower Omo Valley in Ethiopia and Lake Turkana in...

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27 August 2010

Gibe 3: AfDB, EIB out. Who's in?

Author: Terri Hathaway, International Rivers

Ethiopia's Gibe 3 Dam remains the most destructive dam being built today...Which banks are being chased to fund this highly destructive dam?...the African Development Bank officially withdrew its funding consideration, as did the European Investment...

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