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3 November 2016

Renewable energy & human rights: Outreach to 50 companies

Company Response Platform | Briefing | Press Release Also see case studies & our previous outreach

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2 May 2016
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Author: Tatiana Farah, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Usinas do Tapajós podem causar contaminação de pescadores e morte de peixes em massa-Enquanto o estudo de impacto ambiental foi considerado insuficiente pelo Ibama, especialistas apontam a riqueza ambiental e social que seria destruída pelas usinas...

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22 April 2016

Brazil Amazon dam project suspended over concerns for indigenous people

Author: Bruce Douglas, Guardian (UK)

Plans to build a huge hydroelectric dam in the Amazon have been put on hold after Brazil’s environmental agency, Ibama, suspended the licensing process over concerns about its impact on the indigenous community in the region. As one of the central...

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16 October 2015

Brazil: NGO alleges Teles Pires dam failed to comply with its Deforestation Plan, did not consult affected people

Author: Piero Locatelli, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)/Global Forest Watch

“The Amazon Rots Away in New Hydroelectric Power Plant Reservoir- The Teles Pires power plant violated its environmental plan and flooded the dam reservoir without clearing vegetation. The resulting decomposition will release large amounts of methane,...

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30 July 2015
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Author: Piero Locatelli, Repórter Brasil (Brazil)

“Amazônia apodrece em lagos de novas hidrelétricas Usina de Teles Pires descumpriu plano ambiental e alagou o reservatório com árvores dentro. Decomposição deve emitir grande quantidade de metano, gás do efeito estufa”, 30 de julho de 2015 ...[Para le...

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15 April 2015
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Author: Daniela Chiaretti, Valor Econômico/Amazônia

“Tribo guerreira pede diálogo contra barragem”, 14 de abril de 2015 ...[Na]...aldeia de Waro Apompu, às margens do Cururu...afluente do Tapajós...[ocorreu a]...Assembleia Geral que reuniu 700 mundurukus de 102 aldeias durante cinco dias...Saúde e educ...

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5 December 2013
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Author: Agência Pública

...A Pública entrou com...pedido de acesso à informação para obter os contratos dos principais investimentos do BNDES em projetos de infraestrutura na Amazônia brasileira e obteve 43 contratos que revelam detalhes sobre o financiamento de projetos de...

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15 August 2012

Belo Monte Dam Suspended by Brazilian Appeals Court

Author: International Rivers, Amazon Watch & AIDA

A high-level court...suspended construction of the controversial Belo Monte Dam project on the Amazon’s Xingu River, citing overwhelming evidence that indigenous people had not been properly consulted prior to government approval of the project...The...

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1 November 2010

[PDF] Equality Means Business Bulletin

Author: UNIFEM, UN Global Compact

At a regional conference focusing on gender and domestic labour (1-2 September), leading Brazilian public and private companies – including Banco do Brasil, CPRM, Eletrobras, Embrapa, Petrobras, Serpro and Itaipu Binacional – reconfirmed their support...

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30 August 2010
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Author: Milagros Salazar, Tierramérica [Uruguay]

[U]nos 70 pueblos tendrían que ser reubicados si el gobierno peruano otorga la concesión definitiva a la Empresa de Generación Eléctrica Amazonas Sur (Egasur), de capitales brasileños, para construir la central y un embalse de 37.800 hectáreas, según...

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