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5 February 2016
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Author: Nathalia Villalobos, Elpaís.cr

“Vecinos de Cañas Guanacaste en contra del algodón transgénico”, 2 de Febrero 2016...

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27 January 2016

DuPont lawsuits (re PFOA pollution in USA)

DuPont is a manufacturer of the plastic material, Teflon, in Parkersburg, West Virginia, USA.  Teflon was, until 2013, produced with Perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA or C-8.  Studies have found that PFOA exposure is linked with several diseases. ...

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25 January 2016

Human Rights Responsibility of Multinational Corporations, Political Ecology of Injustice: Learning from Bhopal Thirty Plus?

Author: Upendra Baxi, Business and Human Rights Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1

This article addresses human rights responsibilities of multinational corporations (MNCs) in the light of what I describe as the four Bhopal catastrophes. More than thirty years of struggle by the valiant violated people to seek justice is situated in...

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25 January 2016
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Author: Nolwenn Weiler, Observatoire des multinationales

"Stéphane Horel : « À Bruxelles, la vie des gens est moins prioritaire que la bonne santé de l'industrie chimique »", 25 janvier 2016...

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22 January 2016

Public Eye Awards stops "most irresponsible company" vote as advocates say World Economic Forum is losing legitimacy

Author: Samuel Oakford, Vice News

"This Year in Davos, Opponents Aren't Even Bothering to Protest", 20 Jan 2016...

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21 January 2016

USA: Lawyer "became DuPont's worst nightmare" by uncovering toxic pollution, seeking to hold it accountable

Author: Nathaniel Rich, New York Times Magazine (USA)

"The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare", 6 Jan. 2016...

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4 January 2016

Hundreds of executives to gather in Arizona for post-COP21 forum

Author: Becky Dempsey, GreenBiz

More than 700 sustainability executives are set to convene next month in Arizona to discuss the trends, tools and technologies needed to move their companies toward a more sustainable future, energized by the climate goals set last month by the Paris...

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1 December 2015

India: Hundreds of preserved organs of Bhopal gas victims go missing

Author: P. Naveen, Times News Network

Hundreds of organs and tissues preserved after autopsies on Bhopal gas tragedy victims have mysteriously gone missing from state's Medico Legal Institute (MLI). Madhya Pradesh government had decided to preserve these samples for investigation and long...

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30 November 2015

#COP21: Massive advertising takeover campaign in Paris highlights corporate stranglehold

Author: Blue and Green Tomorrow

Over 600 artworks critiquing the corporate takeover of the COP21 climate talks were installed in advertising spaces across Paris…[T]he Brandalism project has worked with Parisians to insert unauthorised artworks…that aim to highlight the links between...

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30 November 2015

A who's who among the COP21 commitments

Author: Elsa Wenzel, GreenBiz

Among hundreds of corporations backing COP21 climate actions, few are trekking to Paris, instead backing blockbuster commitments or coalitions to represent them…Here are some of the bulkiest groups…Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is teaming up with...

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