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Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

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INGOs letter to global oil palm traders

Author: Friends of the Earth-US, Rainforest Action Network, Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA, Environmental Investigation Agency, Union of Concerned Scientists, ActionAid International, Oxfam America, Forest Peoples Program, Forest Heroes, GRAIN, Alliance for Global Justice & Other Worlds, Published on: 11 November 2015

…The…organizations are writing to express our deep concern about recent developments in the Guatemalan palm oil sector. We are appealing to you and your company to take immediate action to help stop an escalating human rights crisis...Civil society groups in Guatemala and across the world are committed to holding REPSA to account for its irresponsible practices and are working to confirm companies that source from or may be at risk of sourcing from REPSA. Due to the continued lack of transparency and traceability of palm oil supply chains in the Mesoamerican region, we are appealing to your company to immediately determine if you have a sourcing relationship with…REPSA…

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Related companies: Aceites y Derivados (Aceydesa) AKK Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) Bunge Cargill Corporacion Industrial de Sula (COINSU) Dinant Golden Agri-Resources Grupo Hame Henry Lamotte Oils IOI Group Musim Mas Oleofinos Palmeros de Aguan (PALMASA) Reforestación de Palma del Petén (Repsa) (part of Grupo Hame)