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16 July 2018

Glencore response

"Glencore has had a presence in Zambia since 2000, when we acquired a shareholding in Mopani Copper Mines (Mopani) through a competitive tender. This was part of a general privatisation of Zambian copper mining assets, supported by the World Bank. ...

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15 July 2018

Laos: Chinese-owned paper mill's foul smell causes sickness & vomiting among locals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Paper Mill Asks For Time to Deal With Pollution in Laos' Savannakhet Province", 10 July 2018...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Erika Gómez Ardila, Saltamontes (España)

"La guerra sigue para las defensoras de la naturaleza en Colombia" 18, Junio de 2018...

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19 June 2018

Jordan: Syrian refugee women turn to eco-friendly ventures

Author: Paula Dear, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Recycling rubbish into revenue - the scheme bringing hope to women in Jordan", 18 June 2018...

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16 May 2018

Cambodia: River ecosystems face 'stress' due to dam building, could hinder livelihood of 3.4 million people

Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post

"Dams threaten local basin: report", 11 May 2018...

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31 March 2018

Myanmar: Police detains two villagers seeking to block eviction on land claimed by China-operated copper mine

Author: Thet Su Aung, Radio Free Asia

"Two Detained in New Letpadaung Mine Protest in Myanmar", 29 March 2018...

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27 March 2018

PNG: Concerns raised about negative impacts of seabed mining; need for consultation with local landholders

A recent media report (linked below) cites Nautilus Minerals' proposed seabed mining activities in Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, and refers to the potential negative impacts of seabed mining, including harm to tuna stocks, and the need for proper...

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19 March 2018

Indonesia: Activists protest against factory in Java due to pollution; seven protesters have been arrested for vandalism & defamation

Author: The Jakarta Post

A crowd of activists protested in front of the Energy Building...to demand that garment company PT Huddleston Indonesia, which occupies the 20th floor of the building, shut down operations of PT Rayon Utama Makmur (RUM) in Sukoharjo, Central Java....

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5 February 2018

Commentary: CEOs must address human rights, environmental & governance challenges in own operations

Author: Amol Mehra & Camille Gervais, Intl. Corporate Accountability Roundtable

“Morality & the Market"...

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2 February 2018
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