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5 February 2020

Weekly Update 5 February: Australian bushfire victims file OECD complaint against bank

Our run down of this week's top stories and breaking news about business & human rights. Includes company responses, the latest jobs and events announcements. READ THE FULL UPDATE Archive of past Weekly Updates since 2005 Weekly update sign-up

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4 February 2020

Child labour is still a major problem in Africa says analyst

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4 February 2020

Mexico: Mining company, Excellon Resources, accused of environmental violations in Durango; company responds

The Canadian mining company, Excellon Resources, has been accused of violating the environmental rights and polluting the water of communities near the La Platosa mine, situated in the state of Durango, Mexico. ...

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3 February 2020

Australia: Bushfire victims file OECD complaint against ANZ Bank for financing fossil fuel projects

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31 January 2020

French Court sends Uganda Duty of Vigilance Law case against Total to Commercial Court

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31 January 2020

Honduras: Fruit company Fyffes accused of threatening labour activists & not recognising workers' union

The Agroindustrial Workers’ Union (STAS), representing workers in melon plantations in Choluteca in the South of Honduras, has accused Fyffes of violating their right to freedom of association by refusing to recognise the union.  Union leaders claim to...

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30 January 2020

Cambodia labour ministry and recruitment agencies launch code of ethics to protect migrant workers

     

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29 January 2020

Human Rights Defenders & Business - Annual Snapshot

Human rights defenders (HRDs) provide a vital safeguard for human rights when states fall short in holding power to account. Yet despite their importance, they increasingly face an unacceptable risk of attack. From 2015 to 2019, the Business & Hum...

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29 January 2020

Weekly Update 29 January: Ex-Vale CEO charged with homicide for Brazil dam collapse

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28 January 2020

FIFA issues joint World Cup 2022 sustainability strategy with host Qatar

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