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24 April 2017

Coca Cola FEMSA & FEMSA reponse

Author: Coca Cola FEMSA & FEMSA

Coca-Cola FEMSA is committed with the sustainable development of its associates, communities and the environment. Based on this premise in San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas we operate according with the legal framework and under internal processes...

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21 April 2017
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Author: Érika Ramírez, Contralínea (México)

“Eólica del Sur y FEMSA se imponen a comunidad indígena de Oaxaca”, 20 de Abril de 2017...

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Article
11 April 2017

Chiapas: Protest to cancel Femsa-Coca Cola concession in San Cristobal de las Casas

Author: SIPAZ (Mexico)

On April 10th…organizations and neighborhoods of San Cristobal de las Casas made a march to demand the cancellation of the concession to Femsa Coca Cola or at least a cap on the extraction of water from the plant installed in this city.They denounced...

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10 April 2017
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Author: Isaín Mandujo, Proceso (México)

…Este lunes habitantes de San Cristóbal de las Casas protestaron en contra de la embotelladora de Coca Cola, que extrae cada día más de 750 mil litros de agua en una ciudad que afronta una creciente escasez de este recurso…[O]rganizaciones de barrios...

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Article
14 November 2016

Migrant workers in agricultural supply chains: Companies must act on recruitment, worker voice and traceability

Author: Annabel Short, Deputy Director, Business & Human Rights Resource Centre

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Article
22 December 2015

Colombian Agency for Reintegration reveals best companies that offer jobs to demobilised combatants, in context of peace negotiations with Farc guerrilla group

Author: Vanguardia.com

[This is an unofficial translation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre of the original news in Spanish]...

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Article
18 December 2015

Colombia: Prominent companies offering jobs to demobilised combatants, in the context of a signed peace agreement with Farc guerrilla group

Author: Vanguardia.com

[This is an informal translation by the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre of the original news in Spanish]...

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15 December 2015
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5 August 2015

Mexico: Controversies surrounding wind farm project & impacts on indigenous peoples in Oaxaca

Author: Miriam Posada García, La Jornada

[Note: The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre invited Energía Eólica del Sur (Mareña Renovables at the time), as well as companies financing and benefiting from the project, including Femsa and Heineken, to respond to human rights concerns...

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18 March 2015

Mexico´s privatisation impulse, this time focusing on water, blocked due to citizenry actions

Author: Alfredo Acedo, Americas Program

“Grassroots Movement Blocks Water Privatization in Mexico”, 13 Mar 2015...

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