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14 July 2017

Dow response re conflict between IECA membership and its sustainability policies

Author: Dow

In response, Dow stated that “IECA does not represent Dow on this issue” and provided a link to its statement about the Paris Agreement: Dow is the leading materials science company in the world and innovates and manufactures many low carbon...

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12 June 2017

IECA claims to represent companies that oppose Paris agreement

Author: Han Chen, NRDC

"Companies Defend Paris Deal Because of its Economic Benefits", Published on 1 June 2017...

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2 June 2017
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10 May 2017

Bhopal gas tragedy: Amnesty International lobbies US on human rights issues in India

Author: Press Trust of India

...NGO Amnesty International is lobbying with the US lawmakers to advocate for "protection of human rights defenders" in India among other countries, as also to seek "political pressure" on the American companies responsible for the Bhopal gas tragedy...

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10 May 2017

USA: Dangerous levels of unregulated chemical linked to cancer found in drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board

Author: Stephen Stock, Michael Bott and Jeremy Carroll, KNTV

As many as 1 million Californians, mostly in the farming communities of the Central Valley, have dangerous levels of an unregulated chemical linked to cancer in their drinking water, according to California’s State Water Board....

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19 April 2017

Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing - Corporate impunity is common & remedy for victims is rare

Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

This year’s Annual Briefing highlights the rising impunity of companies’ involvement in human rights abuse...Unscrupulous companies are increasingly targeting activists, using the justice system to hold them accountable, with repression and lawsuits. ...

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13 April 2017

Billions of dollars for public services lost due to tax dodging by US companies, says Oxfam

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Article
28 March 2017

Bhopal gas tragedy site has 336 tonnes of hazardous waste, says govt

Author: Hindustan Times

Around 336 tonnes of hazardous waste is lying in the premises of Union Carbide India Limited, the site of the infamous 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, the government said...Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave, in a written reply in the Lok Sabha, said the...

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20 March 2017
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Author: Darío Aranda, Página 12 (Argentina)

“Un informe de las Naciones Unidas subraya el daño de los plaguicidas-El impacto de los agrotóxicos”, 20 de marzo de 2017...

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6 March 2017

Commentary: Intl. criminal court style mechanism necessary for holding companies accountable for human rights abuses, say academics

Author: Kamil Omoteso, Coventry University, & Hakeem Yusuf, University of Birmingham in Critical perspectives on international business

"Accountability of transnational corporations in the developing world: The case for an enforceable international mechanism", 2017...

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