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9 January 2017

Negative effects of lithium mining on indigenous communities in Chile & Argentina exposed by Washington Post investigation; includes company statements

Author: Todd C. Frankel & Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

“Tossed aside in the ‘white gold’ rush: Indigenous people are left poor as tech world takes lithium from under their feet”, 19 December 2016...

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9 December 2016

USA: Companies continue to reduce emissions despite appointment of climate sceptic to lead Environmental Protection Agency

Author: Bradley Olson & Cassandra Sweet, Wall Street Journal (USA)

"Companies on Climate: Trump or No, Still Cutting Emissions," 8 Dec 2016...

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9 December 2016

USA: Corporate Equality Index scores record number of companies full marks for having inclusive policies for LGBT workers

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18 November 2016
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Author: Janes Hartley, Ambassadeur des Etats-Unis d’Amérique en France et à Monaco, dans Huffington Post (France)

« Les entreprises américaines ouvrent la voie dans la lutte contre le changement climatique », 4 novembre 2016...

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16 November 2016

Company disclosure of water management strategies exemplifies importance of water security for climate action

Author: Carbon Disclosure Project

"Thirsty business: Why water is vital to climate action, 2016 Annual Report of Corporate Water Disclosure", Nov 2016...

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6 October 2016

New "Corporate Crime Principles" aim to advance companies' legal accountability for human rights - an initiative of Amnesty Intl. & ICAR

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5 October 2016
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1 October 2016

In your phone, In their Air

Author: Peter Whoriskey, Washington Post

….The companies making [lithium-ion batteries] promote the bright futuristic possibilities of the “clean” technology. But virtually all such batteries use graphite, and its cheap production in China, often under lax environmental controls, produces...

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30 September 2016

The cobalt pipeline: Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers’ phones and laptops

Author: Todd C. Frankel, Michael Robinson Chavez & Jorge Ribas, Washington Post

The [Washington] Post traced this cobalt pipeline and, for the first time, showed how cobalt mined in these harsh conditions ends up in popular consumer products.  It moves from small-scale Congolese mines to a single Chinese company — Congo DongFang...

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30 September 2016

Companies respond to questions about their cobalt supply chains

Author: Todd C. Frankel, Washington Post

Follows article The cobalt pipeline Tracing the path from deadly hand-dug mines in Congo to consumers’ phones and laptops. Includes responses/non-responses to the Washington Post's investigation by Congo DongFang Mining/Hyuayou Cobalt and Apple...

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